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Hello Everyone.....

I am curious to everyone's thoughts about sharpening the tines on tillers. Can it be done and is it a good ideas, especially with trying to work up new ground.
 
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I use a metal shaping flap disc on a 4.5 inch grinder to touch mine up. They are relatively self sharpening, but in the spring when roots need chopping, the sharper blades helps me.
 

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I never sharpen mine...my sandy soil wears them down fast enough to where they don't need sharpening. Maybe in a clay based soil...but not in sandy loam,IMO.
 
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I have never sharped mine and the matching is at least 30 years old. It will go through anything even rocks don't bother it.
 
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The troy built Horse wears the tines out pretty quick and are now very costly to replace.

I normally durung the winter when I have time remove the tines and run a bead of harding rod weld on th etines and give them a bit of a grind .

Al
 
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The troy built Horse wears the tines out pretty quick and are now very costly to replace.

I normally durung the winter when I have time remove the tines and run a bead of harding rod weld on th etines and give them a bit of a grind .

Al
I heard there is softer alloy on the market now. Chinesium, effectively.
 
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This might be an option...not bad price. Anyone ever try it?

Rotary 8620 Tiller Tine Set Replaces Troy Bilt 1901118, 10802




 

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