Originally Posted by oldred
IMO that KD is going to be hard to beat for the work you have described, I have used one for years on engines of different types but mostly for honing hydraulic cylinders. Stones can be found at many auto parts and thing is sturdy enough to last for a LONG time, mine sure has.
What is KD?
Do the hones you have use a 3 shoe or 2?
Do you think that the actual tool matters in terms of quality? I do have two engines to do so i dont mind spend the extra bucks, but i prefer NOT to. These are just home projects for fun.