I have a hobby belt sander from Peugeot and tryed it. It´s very dangerous for your knife. You have only ~3 seconds for thinning and then you must cool it down in water. i don´t recommend this method with high price knives.
But with the sander it stays cool.
But with this small belt grinder the risk of overheating is very high? I have a "Peugeot EnergySand 200 ASP" with a much longer band and it´s very dangerous. Because of this problem i thin by hand like in my new video from today.
PS: I always use a new band too
Yes, $700 is lots of money.
Do you have a link of this video? I´m interested in this thinning video. I don´t think it will work with the standard jigs because you can´t set the angle low enough.
I´m also searching for a good thinning method too. Now i do thinnig by hand or with a cheap hobby...
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