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Forum topic by Danpaddles posted 02-04-2017 09:50 PM 598 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-04-2017 09:50 PM

Getting ready to mount my new 8 inch half speed grinder and a new Wolverine style sharpening jig. I will need to mount a spacer block. Any point in using a slightly thicker (3/4) board as a spacer? Looks like 1/2 would fit, if I filed a bit off the bottom of the guards. Should I remove the rubber feet from the grinder before I bolt it down?

Also mounting a 180 grit CBN wheel, should I keep the factory 120 on the other side? Or maybe use the factory 60? Guess they are easy enough to swap later. The wheels are the white ones, BTW, that is what they sell it with!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#1 posted 02-05-2017 03:19 AM

I mounted mine to some scrap 3/4 ply, and I removed the rubber feet. I had to remove the guard on the cbn side, and generally keep the 60 grit wheel in place.

-- John

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#2 posted 02-05-2017 07:49 AM

I just followed the Wolverine jig/mounting instructions.Mine is mounted on 3/4” mdf and I removed the rubber feet-the grinder didn’t feel as solid with the rubber feet on.I also had to remove the guards on each side for my cbn wheels to fit properly.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 02-05-2017 02:13 PM

I used a piece of 2×6 for the spacer, and mounted it to an old cutting board. I could take out the 2 front bolts, put it away , and then clamp it to a workbench when needed.

-- My reality check bounced...

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