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    G-6 Gator blades...

    I know cutting grass is a ways off for most of us but found this video seemed helpful so posting it here..Is any one using the G-6 if so how do you sharpen with the Fusion carbide edge ??

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    I sharpen mine with a right angle grinder with a sanding disc on.Light passes till I get the edge and angle back.I only sharpen 2 times a year mowing 2.5 + acres.
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    Yup, a regular angle grinder with a grinder wheel followed up with a sanding flapper wheel. No need to be perfect, just good enough.
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    Interesting blade. I might have to give Gator blades another shot.
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    I bring mine inside to my table grinder. Mower blades don’t need to be sharp like a knife blade. I just smooth them up a bit and put them on my trusty nail to check the balance. When they are new, I do think the edge is a little thick. I just have always believed if you get them TOO sharp, you will have to resharpen them more.
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    ^^^^^^ What they said ^^^^^^ The gator blades are awesome . I have two sets that I alternate with each deck service . As others have said , no need for razor edge . For me I think balance is equally important as sharpness .
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    I’ve had my Gator blades running 3 seasons now and the edges are stil just like when they were new - have never touched them.
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    As far as sharpening I also use a grinder to sharpen I was more concerned about the carbide part of the blade ??

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    I have seen a lot of guys using and building jigs like this 'Yellow Hornet' jig to sharpen blades I plan to do something similar they seem to work nice utube...

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