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  • Rikon slow speed grinder

    Got this for Christmas. So far I really like it. It is quite heavy and has both a 60 grit and a 120 grit wheel, both of which run very true. This thing is very quiet and, combined with my new "Blackhawk sharpening system" from Captain Eddie, does a very good job of sharpening my lathe chisels. I had been using a 6" Craftsman grinder running at 3500 rpm and the difference is night and day. The Rikon was only $99 at the time, although a local store now lists it at $149.

    • Cochese
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      I bought it on the last day of the promotional price (early December I believe) and have been very happy. For the $100 you couldn't beat it with the wheels included.

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    • geopilot
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      Noticed this is back on sale thru Feb. 27 for $100 at Woodcraft. Thinking of grabbing one.

    • oregoncarver
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      I got one of these and it has been running great. Bought it before the sale so need to go back and see if they will honor the new price, they are pretty good about these things. Made a jig to sharpen my lathe tools instead of buying one for 100.00 plus.

      Arthur
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