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Old 01-10-2011, 10:53 PM   #1
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Do all 4 1/2" angle grinders use the same 4 1/2" blades? I'm seeing different arbor sizes on different blades- are these for 4 1/2" tools other than angle grinders?

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The "standard" arbor these days on a angle grinder in the US is 5/8-11. There are a couple grinders that use a metric M10 or M14, but these are pretty rare. a few smaller grinders and most pneumatic models use a 3/8-24 arbor

It sounds confusing, but the good news is none of it really matters for the most part. usually when you see a wheel listed as 7/8 bore, it will fit on just about any non-air operated grinder, when you use the nut to hold it on to the shoulder. A wheel listed as 5/8" will also fit most grinders, as those usually thread on the arbor.

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Thanks! I bought an old angle grinder on eBay for a steal, I'm usually more satisfied with old, corded, hunk-o-metal power tools than cheap out of the box Chinese junk. Never owned an angle grinder in my apartment days, but I keep finding odd jobs that wear out my dremel now that I'm a homeowner.
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