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Flat Belt Disk Plow Sharpener


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Old 11-13-2016, 10:57:55 PM
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I belted my recently acquired flat belt disk plow sharpener up to one of my steam engines today to see what it would do. It is quite dirty but a full oil can and a new belt was all it needed. I would like to who made it and when and does anyone have catalog page? A lot to ask but....


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Did you put a disc blade on it to see if it would roll it sharp?
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I did put a disk on it. It worked - sort of. The fixture for holding the disk was "rigged" and was probably not original. It made a lot of groaning and the disk was jumping around. Some catalog information might work to correct things.
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Here are a few action shots from Saturday 11/19/16.
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That is what it is made for.
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