Welcome to the Tormek Community. If you previously registered for the discussion board but had not made any posts, your membership may have been purged. Secure your membership in this community by joining in the conversations.www.tormek.com
Started by darita, November 15, 2021, 10:57:35 PM
Quote from: darita on November 15, 2021, 10:57:35 PMI'm trying to use my Supergrind 2005 to do regrinds to finish on my guided knife sharpener. Problem is, I set up the Tormek using KG app, for a 16*dps, but when I check the angle on my other sharpeners, it comes up 17.5*. What am I doing wrong?
Quote from: darita on November 16, 2021, 12:37:51 AMI have a TSProf and Wicked Edge. I used the marker method and both were very close to 17.5*.
Quote from: darita on November 16, 2021, 01:54:58 AMThanks for the link. I should also say that I have a Goniometer that gives a good ballpark and it seems to agree with my findings. KG says their app doesn't work for Supergrind 2005.
Quote from: Ken S on November 16, 2021, 04:37:07 AMCB,My oldest Tormek is a T7, so I am guessing about the Supergrind 2005. Tormek used at least two housings in that general time period, one with a vertical front, and one with a slant front.
Quote from: tgbto on November 16, 2021, 12:10:47 PMI 100% agree with Ken and cbwx. I haven't figured out yet why people keep measuring to the housing when it's so much easier to measure to the wheel. A basic set of calipers will do the trick well within reasonable tolerances. Plus you can check your wheel at different points to see if you have a significant change in distances, and therefore need truing.It's convenient, it removes a few error sources, does not depend on how your machine compares to the one belonging to the calculator designer, does not require to find a spot on the housing in between sleeves and knobs and the like ... What's not to like
Quote from: darita on November 16, 2021, 04:24:10 PMBy "measuring to the wheel", what do you mean? The KG app does not have a variable for that. What formula are you guys using?
Quote from: Dutchman on November 17, 2021, 09:48:55 AMQuote from: darita on November 16, 2021, 04:24:10 PMBy "measuring to the wheel", what do you mean? The KG app does not have a variable for that. What formula are you guys using?Maybe you missed the background as explained in the link in my signature.
Page created in 0.049 seconds with 20 queries.