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Old 12-17-2008, 04:33:22 PM
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Which green wheel grit is best to touch up carbide boring bar tips? So far I've seen 60, 80, 100.
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I use a 80 and keep it nicely dressed.Often with carbide it chips away and you need to remove a fair bit of material to get it back to shape.I use a hard stone or a wet stone for a final polish to the cutting edge.
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