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lastminute

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Confused about the different sizs discs ie. 5" and 115mm.

Can both sizes be used in the same grinder?

Thanks for any advice.

Gerry
 

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If the blade fits inside the blade guard then it is safe to use.
 

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As sunnybob says. If you're buying metal cutting discs, I'm trying out a diamond disc for metal at the moment and it's been good so far but only had a little use.
 

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You can uses a 115mm (4.5") on a 5" as it fits inside the guard.

But a 5" will not fit a 115mm, with out removing the guard.
That way leads to madness.

I uses 4.5 grinders as they are the most common size local to be.
 
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