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#1 alador

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Posted 11 November 2016 - 06:23 AM

I got this grinder disc last week and it is the bomb!  It does rough out almost as quickly as a chain saw disc but leaves a much smoother surface.

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Posted 11 November 2016 - 10:33 PM

I have been looking at the angle grinder disc's. Glad to know of some one that is happy with a product. Would you like have the course disc too? Or do you think the Medium is enough? 



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Posted 12 November 2016 - 06:55 AM

I especially like the see through feature so you can see what you are doing. The medium is very quick to remove wood. I think the fine tooth one will be my next purchase. I also like the chain saw disc too but it is a beast. great for really quick removal though. But all in all I think this medium disc is my favorite, I wish I had bought one ages ago.



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Posted 12 November 2016 - 05:28 PM

I've thought about purchasing a grinder for years, but never have.  What brand/model of grinder do you recommend for stick-making?



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Posted 14 November 2016 - 05:37 AM

I use a Skil angle grinder that I had for other types of work. I would like a variable speed one but they are too expensive. I have also looked at the 2 inch grinders but they have poor ratings for durability  Any cheap 41/2 inch grinder with one of these discs should be fine. they are that good. My grinder actually has way more power than I need for shaping wood..


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Posted 15 November 2016 - 02:25 AM

I have a cheap grinder I got at harbor fright . Under $30. 6 amp 10,000rpms. It has worked well for a number of years . Have not use it for carving. But I ordered the above disc and look forward to putting it to work.

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 05:53 AM

I ordered the fine cut version so we can compare notes later.



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Posted 26 November 2016 - 07:21 AM

Got the fine cut disc and it is every bit as good as the medium. It's cut also is very aggressive but does leave a smoother cut. I've had no problem with the teeth clogging but I've only used them on dry wood. I can see how they might if used on green wood.



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Posted 29 November 2016 - 08:26 AM

Have looked at these type of disks but don't do any carving large enough to warrant this type of tool  - one slip and my topper would be dust .



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Posted 29 November 2016 - 10:48 AM

oftern considered getting one but think some of my work would require a more delicate tool to work with , would be good for larger pieces






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