HF blade sharpener

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Forum topic by Howie posted 01-02-2011 03:20 PM 1068 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-02-2011 03:20 PM

Has anyone used this item? Any comments?

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#1 posted 01-02-2011 05:25 PM

I haven’t used one, and I’m far from an HF hater, but high quality blades take such precision to sharpen well, I can’t imagine an inexperienced operating doing justice to a decent blade with this tool. Most sharpeners have tens of thousands of dollars into their equipment.

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 01:33 AM

Knot: While I was contemplating buying one I think I’ll pass. I read the reviews on HF’s website and most guys didn’t think much of it. Not enough precision and not a fine enough surface grind. Don’t really see me putting a $75+ blade on it.
I have found some “gems” at HF but I’m afraid this isn’t one of them.
Thanks for the feedback.

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#3 posted 01-03-2011 01:51 AM

I agree with knotscott, I looked at it at the HF store, went home and took my blades to the sharpening center in Phoenix. I got the grand tour and the place is full of very expensive computer cutting equipment. The blades were better then new when I picked them up. Took about 5 days to sharpen them as they were back logged. They also sharpen router bits & shaper cutters.

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