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Rikon 80-805 8'' Slow-Speed Bench Grinder Zoom

Rikon 80-805 8'' Slow-Speed Bench Grinder

Item #: 58541
Low wheel speed helps prevent tools from overheating as you sharpen them.
Oversold until 06/25/2018
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Regular Price: $139.99

Special Price $99.99

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Overview

Woodworkers looking for a bench grinder that's capable of putting a sharp edge on chisels, plane irons, turning tools, knives and other hand tools will be delighted with the Rikon 80-805 Slow-Speed Grinder. Hit the power switch, and it starts up smoothly and quietly, coming up to speed at only 1,750 RPM, a low speed that all but eliminates the risk of tool damage from excess heat. For very damaged edges, we recommend dipping your tools in a water bath periodically as you sharpen. Two wheels—60-grit and 120-grit—let you go from rough grinding and shaping to final sharpening without any changes or setups. The left tool rest even features a V-channel for sharpening drill bits. At this price point, the Rikon 80-805 represents a very economical sharpening system that will give you sharp tools in a very short time. Of course, you can also use it for light-duty grinding or rust and paint removal with great success.


Features:

  • Cast iron base and rubber feet contribute to a solid feel and reduced vibration
  • Both wheels are surrounded by heavy-duty spark arrestors
  • Individually adjustable eye shields help to protect your face and eyes
  • Dual tool rests let you position your tool at a variety of angles
  • Left-hand tool rest has a V-groove for sharpening drill bits
  • Includes diamond wheel dresser for keeping the wheels round and flat

What's included

(1) Rikon 80-805 8'' Slow-Speed Bench Grinder
(1) 60-Grit Wheel
(1) 120-Grit Wheel
(1) Diamond Wheel Dresser

Technical Details

  • Motor: 1/2 HP; 3A; 120V; 60Hz
  • RPM (no load): 1,750
  • Included Wheels: 60- and 120-grit aluminum oxide
  • Wheel Dimensions: 1'' wide x 8'' diameter
  • Arbor: 5/8''
  • Overall Dimensions: 16-3/8''W x 10-3/4''D x 11-1/4''H
  • Base Footprint: 5-1/2'' x 7-5/8''
  • Power Cord Length: 6'
  • Brand: Rikon
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 80-805
  • Weight (lbs): 36.9500

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