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Old 04-10-2013, 06:08 PM   #1
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Found an excellent use for old miter saw blades. Makes for a great circular saw! It works great and looks a bit medieval.
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That doesn't look real safe.

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why not a chainsaw? I thought pinning guards was sketchy
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I was removing sub floor sheeting next to a finished tile floor about 3.5" total in thickness. to deep for a circular saw.
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make a Video.
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Why punt in that situation? You went for it (and took the necessary precautions I'd sure) and went for it!
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Looks like a good way to lose some toes
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Stop!! When it binds up it in your material it would be most clear.
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its really no different then this. Name:  CarbideTipSawBlade.jpg
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and this is made for cutting roofs
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its really no different then this.
and this is made for cutting roofs
Looks like suicide to me that's why they make the ones with 2 blades spinning in at diff directions so no kick back
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Looks like a good way to lose some toes
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Looks like suicide to me that's why they make the ones with 2 blades spinning in at diff directions so no kick back
this is on are fire departments saw
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Seems legit, I'd use it.
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Wow!! I guess I'm a sissy, because I dont think I would ever even think about using that. If my memory serves me correctly, any of those saws that I've used don't have an electric brake on them either. Be careful & good luck. Also I assume you are the owner, & it's one thing for you to use it & another if you let your employees use it.
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There was a firefighter in my area who recently got messed up from using a similar setup. A piece of carbide flew off and did some major damage. Those miter saw blades aren't rated to spin that fast. Be careful man.
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Bring your brass balls and "A" game with that saw.
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Lol. Is that thing OSHA approved.
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There was a firefighter in my area who recently got messed up from using a similar setup. A piece of carbide flew off and did some major damage. Those miter saw blades aren't rated to spin that fast. Be careful man.
Yeah, I was gonna say to check the maximum RPM's.

On another note, over the years I must have had a couple hundred carbide tips come up missing on various blades but haven't once figured out where they went.
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Anybody seen "1001 ways to die"? Hopefully it's not another episode in the making.
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Can't be that bad... Just don't stand in front of the guy running it.

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