Black & Decker BDEG400 Angle Grinder Review

The Black & Decker BDEG400 4-1/2″ 6 Amp Angle Grinder is a powerful angle grinder manufactured by a company that has been providing innovative solutions for more than a century.

Black+Decker had a humble beginner as a machine shop in Baltimore and today they are one of the biggest providers of innovative solutions. They offer a wide range of power tools and accessories, cleaning equipment, lawn and garden tools, and appliances.

The Black & Decker BDEG400 Angle Grinder Review

Today we will review the Black & Decker BDEG400 to find out whether or not it matches the expectation set so high by the standards of this company.

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First things first, BDEG400 a power tool meant for cutting, sharpening, grinding, removing ruts and leveling surface. When you take a look at the angle grinder, the sleek and slender design will take you by surprise.

However, don’t underestimate the power of the tool by its looks because when the BDEG400 turned on, it is capable of delivering 10,000 rpm.

The Black & Decker BDEG400 comes with a 3-position side handle which adds extra comfort and control to the angle grinder. It can be used with different types of materials in various angles. There’s a spindle lock that enables easy accessory changes.

The total dimension of this product is 5.19 x 12.5 x 4.63 inches and it uses corded electric power source to operate. The package includes a metal grinding wheel and a spanner wrench. It comes with 2 year limited manufacturer’s warranty. [Note: Warranty time can be changed any time by manufacturer policy]

Features

  • The BDEG400 is used for cutting, sharpening, grinding, surface preparation, and removing rust
  • It is kept inside a metal gear case to ensure that it lasts for really long
  • The side handles are adaptable to positions to offer comfort and control
  • It comes with a spindle lock that enables easy accessories to change
  • It weighs about 4.8 pounds only
  • It requires a power source of 120 volts to operate
  • It comes with a 2-year limited manufacturer’s warranty (Warranty time can be change any time by manufacturer policy)

Pros

The Black & Decker BDEG400 does what it is expected to do like a dream. You can easily slice through stubborn bolts and rusted nuts using this angle grinder.

The BDEG400 comes in a protective metal case which adds durability to the product. This can help the grinder last really long.

It looks small, but do not be deceived by its looks because it can deliver really good performance at least for those who use it infrequently.

This is a good quality grinder for those who wish to use the tool for their DIY projects. It comes with a manual that offers easy to understand instructions. So, it is easy to figure out how to use the tool.

The on-off switch is well located which does not make you feel uncomfortable or hamper your performance in any way. The product is not very noise and the vibrations are moderate.

The metal grinding wheel that comes with the package works really well and it delivers good amount of power. You can use this wheel to cut through various types of metals and get your work done within minutes.

It is a reasonably priced, which makes it a good choice for beginners who need to get a hang of how to use the tool.

Cons

The kit comes with only one metal grinding wheel and there’s no cutting wheel. If you try cutting tiles using the grinder wheel, you will get flaky edges so it is recommended that you always use a specifically made cutting wheel for tiles cutting.

If you use the grinder for a longer period, it gets over heated. So, you will need to take a break and allow some time for the tool to cool down before you can start using it again. Hence, it is good for moderate use but is definitely not made for use by professionals in the worksites.

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Verdict

The angle grinder delivers good performance and it has plenty of torque. You can use the power tool for a variety of DIY projects at home with great ease. If you are a beginner, you will find this grinder easy to use.

There’s a manual containing instructions to guide you with it so make sure you check it out. The product is not very noisy and gives you a rather smooth performance.

However, it does not come with a cutting wheel so you must get one from outside to make your job easier and achieve precision while cutting tiles. You must also remember to wear protective gear to protect your eyes and hands while using the product, so invest in a good quality hand gloves and helmet.

We would recommend this product for the beginners who need a power tool to use it moderately for their DIY projects or other small home jobs.

The Black & Decker BDEG400 is definitely not made for heavy duty use so the professionals will find it lacking. So, overall we recommend this product for those who plan to use it moderately.

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