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Craftex CT191 Wet Sharpener - anyone have this?

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Forum topic by Goodsh posted 12-02-2018 09:12 PM 438 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-02-2018 09:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wet sharpener craftex ct 191

It’s on sale right now but I can’t find any reviews other than one on the Busy Bee tools website which I have to be a bit skeptical of. https://www.busybeetools.com/products/10in-wet-grinder-craftex.html
It’s a fair bit cheaper than a lot of others out there so I’m a bit hesitant. I’d like a Tormek but it’s four times the price (and about four times more money than I have…)


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#1 posted 12-02-2018 10:44 PM

Don’t discount the venerable Makita horizontal wet sharpener. I’ve had mine for over 20 years, and it still does a great job on knives, chisels, plane irons, etc.
Stupid simple design, and mine has been bullet proof——————well, I haven’t shot at it, but…………..

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#2 posted 12-02-2018 11:51 PM

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#3 posted 12-03-2018 12:46 AM

I’m in Canada. The Grizzly website has that unit at 230 Canadian dollars. After adding shipping and duties it’s probably closer to $300. The other one that is easy for me to get here is the Rikon but it’s about $350. Wen is 280. Tormek is 800. I don’t have a lot of good options up here.

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