Installment of Korin's newest sharpening wheel

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  1. Oct 18, 2013 #1

    Korin_Mari

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    We got a new machine! :D

    This new wheel is 1,500 pounds.

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    My web manager who was helping getting the machine in: "You know those rescue documentaries about people saving baby elephants? Now I know how they feel. First world baby elephants."

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    Must go in here... Some how.

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    With the strength of about 10 men, our amazing warehouse guys lifted the machine up 2 steps. lol
    Customers were trapped inside for a few minutes.

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    Almost!

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    Yaaay! This thing is a little wider than our old machine. I wonder if our sharpeners will have enough space...

    Thanks for reading. :)
     
  2. Oct 18, 2013 #2

    knyfeknerd

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    Where are the employees going to shower now?
     
  3. Oct 18, 2013 #3

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    I know right?! LOL We were all talking about how it looks like a shower room.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2013 #4

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    Very cool Mari!
     
  5. Oct 18, 2013 #5

    jayhay

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    ^ Very cool indeed!
     
  6. Oct 18, 2013 #6

    JMJones

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    Is it new? If so where would I be able to find one or even a used one?
     
  7. Oct 19, 2013 #7

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    Ultra cool. Looking forward to sharpening videos.
     
  8. Oct 19, 2013 #8

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    As soon as I read this I felt sorry for the delivery guys trying to park over there:scared4:. What a beast of a machine, can I play with it Mari?
     
  9. Oct 22, 2013 #9

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    Yes, its new. :D We purchased our's Japan through Mr. Sugai's grand master. I'm not sure where you would be able to find a used one, but I would not recommend purchasing an older one. The reason we changed our's is because one of our vendors told us we are supposed to change the stone every 2 years, but we couldn't change the stone on our older machine.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2013 #10

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    I know, me too! Not to mention, I was just taking picture because they wouldn't let me help.
    The plug is different from our last one, so its actually not up and running yet. LOL
     
  11. Oct 22, 2013 #11

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    Thanks! :D

    Hopefully we'll start featuring the machine in our knife sharpening video.
     
  12. Oct 25, 2013 #12

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    Wow, I may have to come down and see that baby in person.
     
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    Korin_Mari

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    Yes, please come visit. :) I found out yesterday that these machines are actually all/mostly custom made.
     

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