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Thread: KMG shoppers guide?

  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    Colin, also take a look at the TW-90, this one's getting some rave reviews.

    http://www.twuertz.com/
    It's basically two grinders in one - vertical and horizontal. I have it and love it, to tell the truth. It was a bit pricier then from KMG and Bader, but I use it for knives, handles and sayas, so it wasn't difficult for me to justify the purchase.

    Travis keeps coming with modifications and new attachments. Latest is a surface grinding attachment. I don't think I will be buying it, but it looks very impressive.

    M


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  2. #12
    I just got a flyer in my order from Tru-Grit that is for a new slick grinder design by Hardcore called the Maximizer. Looks like a mix-mash of few grinders all put together - goes vertical and horizontal and offers small wheel changeup from 1/4" - 2 7/8"

  3. #13
    Wow, that surface grinder looks really cool.

  4. #14
    Is the lesson here that real knifemakers make their own grinders?

  5. #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    I just got a flyer in my order from Tru-Grit that is for a new slick grinder design by Hardcore called the Maximizer. Looks like a mix-mash of few grinders all put together - goes vertical and horizontal and offers small wheel changeup from 1/4" - 2 7/8"
    What's the price on that one?


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  6. #16
    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    What's the price on that one?

    The flyer is one of those company printed jobbies without pricing. I checked Tru-Grit's site and don't see it listed and can't find anything on it anywhere. I searched Hardcore Maximizer but all I get is info on buff guys tanning oil.

  7. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    The flyer is one of those company printed jobbies without pricing. I checked Tru-Grit's site and don't see it listed and can't find anything on it anywhere. I searched Hardcore Maximizer but all I get is info on buff guys tanning oil.
    Same here. Tanning oil.
    Chris told me he is going to carry Norton ceramic up to 1200 grit, but in about 6 months time.

    M


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    I got to use the bader and hardcore grinders at a class with Howard Clark earlier this year. The bader is a great grinder that is easily comparible to the kmg. It seemed to run faster than my setup on 100% (vfd) which was nice. The hardcore (non maximizer, tanning lotion model) is no where near as versatile but was sooooo quiet. I bet you could listen to your ipod instead of using hearing protection like the other models. I would really like to own one as my "bevels only grinder"

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