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Lansky Dual Grit Sharpener

Ideal for sharpening axes, machetes, lawn mower blades, swords, shovels and more. One side is coarse grit, the other is medium.

Key features

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  • Multi-purpose stone sharpener is portable and versatile
  • Ideal for sharpening lawn mower blades, machetes, hatchets, axe blades, shovels and spades, and more
  • Easy-to-grip, contoured shape provides for safe, simple tool sharpening
  • Dual-Grit design provides coarse side for quick cutting and shaping, and medium side for final sharpening and edge finishing
  • Includes limited one-year manufacturer’s warranty

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Paid for a New one…and Got an Opened and Used one.

I ordered this product for my sister because she has a Machete. I ordered it under the assumption that it would be brand new, especially since it says it comes with a one year manufacturers warranty. Once I received the product though I found that it had not only been opened, but that it had been used. I did not pay for a used product! I paid for a new one. So I’m very upset to say the least, it would be great if hadn’t already been used by someone else.I would highly advise against ordering from them. I would rather go to the Knife Guys in the mall than order from this seller again, and I hate the mall.

Tammie Battle Creek, IA
★★★★★

4 best Tool Shapeners Compared

I needed something to sharpen my gardening tools on a regular basis. First I bought these three items:Accu Sharp 060Accu Sharp 060 GardenSharp Tool SharpenerLansky Dual Grit SharpenerLansky Dual Grit SharpenerLansky Multi-purpose Lawn and Garden SharpenerLansky Lawn & Garden Multi Purpose SharpenerSurely one of these would do the trick and make my solve my dull gardening and yard tool problem. Well, yes, they do… eventually, sort of… The two “stone like” sharpening tools work well on all tools and they stick shaped one allows you to work between tines and on smaller blades (pruners and such), but both of these tools are slow and tedious to use if you are going for a sharp edge. It would take me 30-40 minutes to sharpen one full size shovel with these sharpeners.The Accu Sharp Gadget is only useful for delicate small hand shovels and some pruners/shears (but not most of them). It is useless on larger tools or blades that are sharpened on one side only (most pruners). The edge that it ultimately creates if very blunt and dulls quickly. I haven’t used it since my first efforts with it. Not recommended.Then a couple weeks ago, I had our ficus hedge removed. The crew that removed it was using a drill/driver mountedgrinding tool to sharpen all their tools (pick axes, shovels, machetes and some heavy spades) as they chopped and dug through those ficus roots. Eureka! Sharpened tools in a matter of seconds, not laborious minutes or hours! Enter the Hot Max Mounted Grinding Wheel!Hot Max 26044 1/4-Inch Round Shaft 2 1/2 by 1/2-Inch Mounted Grinding WheelThis baby was less than $2 when I ordered it from Amazon (but I certainly would have paid at least as much as any of the other “sharpeners” that were around $7 when I bought them) and is perfect for making rough (but sharp!) edges on medium and large tools! I still might use the other two sharpening stones to refine the edges (on some tools) created with the grinding wheel, but this baby is a fantastic time saver. It is a “Work smarter, not harder” kind of tool! Highly recommended for tool sharpening needs.Thanks for reading, I hope this review was helpful!

Lesley Cassville, PA
★★★★★

No Instructions, DO NOT HOLD AS SHOWN IN PICTURE!

This is a handy sharpener that really does the job–or will really do a job on you! For those of us with large hands, do not hold it as shown on the second picture on the product page. You should not sharpen any knife/tool with any motion that puts any of your fingers on the same plane as the sharpening stone. As I tell my friends, unlike guns, knives are always ‘loaded’. One little loss of concentration and you’ll have blood everywhere.I’ve been working with blades for 50 years now and have cut myself a few times. I was in a hurry, hot and tired, and didn’t put the machete in my vise grip. Any and all of these omissions are a recipe for disaster. On my last swipe across the blade I felt the sting but couldn’t see the two inch cut underneath my thumb–until the blood started hitting the floor. Fortunately the cut was so thin that just wrapping my handkerchief around it tightly for a few minutes allowed it to seal right up. If you have to deal with a cut, I prefer it to be from a very sharp instrument.It is obvious that this Lansky sharpener put a very fine edge on my machete. It does its job well but is too small for my hands. And don’t be misled by the picure of the guy holding the axe in one hand and the sharpener in the other. Notice where his fingers are. Don’t be stupid like me.

Mara Bippus, IN
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