Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
already equipped vs. not
Response To:
All these problems aren't ()

David Weaver
If you're already equipped, this is a lot like getting plane irons with new steel in them, because they really don't offer anything functional (for example for me) than a stock stanley iron (equipped assumes that you can sharpen in a minute and a half or are willing to work toward it).

If you're not equipped, or you're not willing to work toward the sharpening goal, then maybe V11 is worth it.

For me, I'd not suggest any older wheels over a budget CBN wheel ($99). What often follows even the lower grade wheels is diamond tools to true them, balancing kits, all kinds of stuff. If someone is productive and using a lot of hand tools, they'll wear out soft wheels. I won't wear out CBN, probably. If I do, it will pay for itself in wheels in the interim, but have the advantages you mention. No shaping a wheel and no loose grit.

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Tormek: getting old wheel off?
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Fear of heat- not an issue
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Fear of heat- any evidence?
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My set up is like yours...
some heat calculations
More exercises with no exact answers
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It sure as hell ain't from heat
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same, but details different, and a question
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Question
Search surface grinder wheels, Type 1 *NM*
Wheel recommendation
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Did it. Here are 2 extensive sources:
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You have identified the problem
Problem 2
David, please link us to
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I did find this I wheel
What this wheel is, technical data, flawed
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All these problems aren't
already equipped vs. not
Please listen, more issues that aren't......
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Similar to pulling rusted car wheels
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