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The website says it is good for about 10 sharpenings. What has your experience been with how long the wheel will last?
We get a lot more than that, I buy three or four every spring and they last the summer, they sharpen 5 mowers
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Weekly sharpenings a good interval? How long can one expect a set of blades to last? One month?
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I found this and it seems to make sense but it also looks like your general marketing hype, too: http://www.magna-matic.com/page/nail-wall-not-balancer
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Here is a simple cheap sharpener that works excellent, our blades are sharpened every weekend and only takes a few moments with this attachment, Lee Valley has a warehouse in NYC for shipping to customers in the USA

http://www.leevalley.com/en/garden/p...160,40710&ap=1
Followed link, read a little, contemplated buying.... made up my mind yes.

Saw price, thought about my budget, and immediately searched eBay.
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Andy, is this the same thing you have?
Any concerns about what I would be getting if I bought this one via eBay?
Should I worry about sub-standard design or it being a cheap version (ie northern tools)?

I'll wait on your response before buying.
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It looks to be the same idea, can't comment on the quality of the stone.
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