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Old 12-30-2014, 06:16 PM
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OOPs I might have bought this.

Decided I wanted a more versatile grinder. So I bought this one.

There were 2 in my price range. The first was a pheer 427, I was really wanting variable speed, but didn't like the tool rest or the 1 hp motor. So I went with this one. I really like the platen and tool rest design. It will sit next to the coote that I like alot, but it lacks versitilty. I will add variable speed and a 2 inch platen as soon as I can. Not alot on the net about this particular grinder so I will do a review when it arrives.
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Old 12-30-2014, 06:27 PM
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Looks like a decent grinder - your Christmas just keeps going and going and the Ever Ready bunny.

If you can add an 8 or 10" contact wheel and a small wheel attachment to that you'll have a darned nice set up ...


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Old 12-30-2014, 07:06 PM
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Ya, I guess Christmas came again. lol But I had to sell something else to get the grinder. Oh well, i will use the grinder much more. I have a 10 inch wheel on the Coote grinder so my next grinder need will be the small wheel for handles.
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Old 12-31-2014, 02:42 PM
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You could always buy the small wheel attachment and arm from usaknifemaker and modify it to fit the setup you have. I ended up getting a pheer grinder (his beta run. $850 with 1.5 HP motor and a digital vsm control) and with not much more than a drill press I was able to make mine work. Now I just need to get a big wheel to try hollow grinding
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Old 01-01-2015, 12:40 AM
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You could get a small wheel attachment for the Coote.


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