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Forum topic by CanuckEh posted 05-03-2018 04:19 AM 1746 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-03-2018 04:19 AM

I am looking for carbide planer blades for my ridgid r4331 planer. Des anyone know where I can buy them?
Thx in advance.

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#1 posted 05-03-2018 06:17 AM

Do not Ridgid, but had similar issue:
Does the Ridgid 4331 planer use special double sided blades?
I think yes looking at parts diagrams?
Sorry to share, but it appears to be designed to use disposable blades that auto align in cutter head.
There is no adjustment mechanism inside cutter head to allow for adjusting the height of exposed knife edge after sharpening. Carbide knifes are way too expensive to be ‘one time use’, and are intended to be sharpened many times. Highly doubt you will every find carbide blade for that planer.

I have Delta 22-580 planer that also uses double side ‘disposable’ blades, and carbide version are not available for it either.

Best Luck.

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#2 posted 05-03-2018 11:19 AM

Carbide knives (one sided) are made by Infinity to replace the disposable knives for the DeWalt 734 and 735. I had an old Ryobi 13”planer and had looked without success for carbide replacements.

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#3 posted 05-03-2018 12:20 PM

Yes it appears no one makes a carbide version for that model.

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#4 posted 05-03-2018 01:38 PM

Ask Infinity Tools and see what’s possible. Can’t hurt to ask since they do make a good selection of carbide knives.

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