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Have you tried this blade sharpener?

Old 09-17-2011, 05:08 PM
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Would love to hear any feedback on this item. Is it a must have or not? TIA.

True Sharp Power Sharpener

Sharpens any brand 28mm, 45mm, or 60mm rotary blade
Long lasting, high quality sharpening stone
Non-slip bottom surface
No batteries required, plugs into wall outlet
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Old 09-17-2011, 05:19 PM
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Thought about buying one. Like you I didn't know anyone that had purchased though.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:02 PM
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I have the one by Grace that is a straight sharpener. You don't have to take the blade out. I use it before and during a project. So fast and easy.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:25 PM
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I would like to know if they work also.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:32 PM
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I purchased this recently and I like it.
You won't get "new" sharpness on the blades, but it does give them a nice edge and it seems to be extending the life of the blades. I haven't tried this on extremely old or nicked blades yet. I first tried it on a blade that was getting dull and after about 30 seconds, it cut very nicely.

The one complaint I have is that it is L-O-U-D!!! I mean, really LOUD! This is louder than my vacuum cleaner. But, it generally takes less than a minute to sharpen.

I believe PatriceJ has also mentioned having one. Maybe she will chime in on how it works for her.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:47 PM
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With a $59 price wouldn't it be better just to buy blades?
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:55 PM
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With the price of blades these days - I'd be happy to be able to "touch them up" once in a while. If the price is really $59 - and it works well - that's only a little more than two (5) packs of blades in my neck of the woods. I'm looking forward to hearing more about y'all's experience with it.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:58 PM
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you can buy a lot of new blades from harbor freight for $59. personally don't like any blade sharpeners.
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Old 09-17-2011, 07:33 PM
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I have one, and finally used it, it seemed to work fine for me....
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Old 09-17-2011, 07:43 PM
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I have a manual sharpener and use it pretty regularly. It sharpens only one size blade, which is limiting. I sharpen a blade only once or twice then toss. But I didn't pay so much for my sharpener.
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