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Record Power WG250 250mm Whetstone Bench Grinder 230V (53997)

Wet stone sharpening system with a range of high quality jigs and accessories. Essential for many woodworkers and an extremely useful tool for general household tasks such as sharpening knives and gardening tools. Adjustable speed and torque compensate stone wear and level of sharpening required. Stone wheel is impregnated throughout with crystals leaving no reduction of abrasion. Includes protective drip guard, integral storage tray for accessories and diamond truing tool to maintain the condition of the stone wheel.

  • 160W Brush Motor
  • Stone Grade Adjustable from 250 to 1000 Grit
  • Removable Tool Rest
  • Replaceable Brushes
  • Detachable Water Trough
  • Wide Range of Jigs Available
  • 1½ Hour Instructional DVD Included
  • Includes Diamond Trueing Tool

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Record Power WG250 250mm Whetstone Bench Grinder 230V is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average, could be better By I. H. Giblett on 10 Aug. 2016 I bought this two years ago as I wanted a decent wet stone grinder that didn't cost the earth. This machine and accessories are indeed cheaper than the top of the range rival and it does show. What I don't like: - The water trough is very fiddly to put on. - The so called 'straight edge jig' has put a skew on all of my chisels. This is because various bits of the machine are not plumb. I've followed the tutorial DVD to the letter and I still can't produce a square edge on my chisels. - The truing tool is a total faff to use and tends to leave trenches in my stone. (This turned out to be a faulty truing tool which Record Power replaced after a few weeks of complaint.) -Out of the box, the wheel was not true so I had to spend a lot of time truing it before I could sharpen anything. -The rubber on the axe jig split and came off very quickly. What I do like: -It's very sold, heavy and does not move around. -It doesn't splash very much. -After two years, it's still going strong. I've sharpened chisels, kitchen knives, axes and billhooks. -The jigs and accessories are generally cheaper than the blue rival. All in all, I don't hate this machine but I do wish I had spent the extra cash on the more accurately built Tormek T7
Date published: 2016-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well worrth a punt! I bought this as the similar machine I use at work (made by a Scandinavian firm), left a lot to be desired! I was not disappointed. Great features on this machine and Record can be relied upon for spares etc.
Date published: 2014-04-15
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The machine comes with wet stone and leather strop wheel, the leather honing wheel is an extra.
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Specification
Brand Record Power
Disc Bore Size 12 mm
Manufacturer Guarantee 5 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee (T&Cs Apply)
Model No WG250
No Load Speed 90-150 rpm
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Output (Watts/Kw) 160 W
Power Voltage Supply 230 V
Product Depth 380 mm
Product Height 340 mm
Product Length 380 mm
Product Type Whetstone Bench Grinder
Product Width 300 mm
Total Product Weight 16 kg

W x D x H: 300 x 380 x 340mm. Wheel Dia. x Th x Bore: 250 x 50 x 12mm. No. load speed: 90-150rpm. Weight: 16kg. Honing wheel: 230 x 30mm. Includes Plug.

Product contents

WG250, straight edge jig, support arm, stone grader, honing compound, angle setting gauge, angle finder, diamond truing tool and instructional DVD.

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