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post #31 of Old 03-21-2011, 09:43 PM
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Cut-off wheels I use Metabo Super Slicers...last longer than the other ones I've used and I buy them by the 50 pack
Flap wheels I like Norton wheels. They hold up longer...of course, select the grit based on how much you have to take off.
For grinding wheels I like the Nortons as well...Gemini Type 27s...again, select the grit based on how much you are going to need to remove.

I buy pretty much everything like this in bulk, usually 50 or 200 packs depending on the type of wheel, grit, etc... and how much I'll need to use that particular type. I don't really qualify as your general DIY in your garage though since I'm probably burning through around $200 in consumables a month on just my welders.

Ohh, and for grinders, I have three Dewalt D28402's 4 1/2", two of their older 4 1/2" models, a Makita 7" and a Dewalt D28494N 9".


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post #32 of Old 03-21-2011, 09:56 PM
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These are absolutely thee BEST I have ever found. Used Bullet, Dewalt, Norton, Forney, all of 'em. None compare to the Walter brand. this stuff just plain last forever! Easliy 150% - 200% longer than the Norton stuff.

I absolutely love them.

Look how thick they are!

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post #33 of Old 03-23-2011, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by jpony645 View Post
thank you

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post #34 of Old 03-23-2011, 08:52 AM
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Well I went and picked up my first flap disk last night. We'll see how she does.

If anyone has a pic of a fresh weld and then a pic of the same weld after having ONLY used a flap disk on it, I'd be very curious to see it.

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I only use my flap disk for finishing, de buring & final shaping like the ends in this pict. Whatever you do don't try to sand a fresh weld, it will ruin a good flap disk.
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