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Offline Perry

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vertex drill grinder - any experience?
« on: September 12, 2014, 03:19:57 PM »
Hello Guys, I'm looking for quick yet accurate way to resharp my drills and considering this grinder.
Anyone out there with experience with this or simmilar machine ? - there are few clones available

http://www.vertex-tw.com.tw/products/products_list.php?cid=591

many thanks
Perry
« Last Edit: September 12, 2014, 05:14:34 PM by Perry »

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Re: vertex drill grinder - any experience?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2014, 05:14:44 PM »
Hi Perry, welcome to the forum. Not got one myself but they look easy enough to use?

« Last Edit: September 12, 2014, 05:20:50 PM by Arbalest »

Offline Maryak

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Re: vertex drill grinder - any experience?
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2014, 03:46:47 AM »


I use one like the above and have found it to be pretty good............It's used in combination with a 6" bench grinder so no silly small wheels to worry about and replace.

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Bob
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Re: vertex drill grinder - any experience?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2015, 12:24:09 AM »
I sharpen on my drills by hand on a 6" grinder
Takes less time

Dave

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Re: vertex drill grinder - any experience?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2015, 08:03:50 AM »
Very expensive but they do work as it says on the tin I have one and it does sharpen well with very little taken off but at the small end its a bit fiddly

What it won't do is split point but it will thin the point


As I use dormer drills at a price it does earn its keep but I doubt if it will repay itself , but if you have a job on and the bit is dull then it's a god send

Like the others I used to hand grind I still do for 12mm up with a chalked bar to get the lips the same but as the lamps have gone and glasses are getting thicker it works for me

So expensive , unlikely to pay for itself , useful yes

Stuart
My aim is for a accurate part with a good finish