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Old 04-28-2014, 07:24 AM   #1
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Options For Multimaster Blades


A search revealed some older threads circa 2012 and before...any new options for a less expensive Fein MM blade? My local tool store sells loose blades for ~$10/each and I picked up a cool 3 pack w/ safety glasses for $24, but need some additional flush cut's and a few bi-metal blades would be nice.

The Oshlun 10 pack on Amazon is $40.78 but I'm wondering if you get what you pay for
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Old 04-28-2014, 07:25 AM   #2
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Re: Options For Multimaster Blades


Kent Blades, I use the bi-metal ones. They are about $5.50 a blade in a pack of 10 after shipping.

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Bosch have proven to last pretty long for me right now. I've had the same bi metal in my saw for about a month.
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I get mine from Al in Calif. he's one of us. Has been making and selling them nfor several years. Top quality.

http://multiblades.com/
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The Bosch blades are the best I've used.
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I say, who ever you find online.

buy a sample pack , maybe 5 blades and give them your own test.

Not trying to be Bob villa , but never plunge straight in and always have an edge of the blade out of the cut to allow for the saw dust to escape. blades won't over hear and they'll last longer

try these , not bad MULTIFITBLADES.COM
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The Bosch blades are the best I've used.
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used afew different brands myself and i must agree bosch have seemed the best.
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I just got a 16 piece of ebay for 28$ haven't used any yet but figured its worth a try at least for ruff work.
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Bosch and Fein last the longest for me. I got some "Exchange-a-Blades" from local lumber yard and they didn't last more than a few minutes, same as most generic blades I've tried.
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Dremal blades have got to be the worst. And the Dremel multi tool is equally bad.

However, for what it's worth my sonic crafter from lowes is still getting it done. I thought for sure that time I cut that brick mold in for a set of French doors on a real log cabin would toast it.

I went through some blades but took my time with it, and it turned out well.
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Anyone see the new Makita 3 amp with the quick change blade? Looks pretty nice. Setup to accept the Bosch blades (OIS).
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Anyone see the new Makita 3 amp with the quick change blade? Looks pretty nice. Setup to accept the Bosch blades (OIS).
it's the same price as the Fein. I'll take the Fein.
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I just got a 16 piece of ebay for 28$ haven't used any yet but figured its worth a try at least for ruff work.
Used one yesterday not great but not bad. I'd buy again,
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I get mine from Al in Calif. he's one of us. Has been making and selling them nfor several years. Top quality.

http://multiblades.com/
I will second the multiblades.com recommendation. Great blades, reasonable cost and you are buying from a really nice guy that started out making blades in his garage or something.
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Have any of you guys tried imperial blades? Couple of jobs we have used them on and they work great.

http://imperialblades.com/products.html
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I'm using oshlun blades on my Rockwell and am very happy with them. I got a 10 pack of the wood blades on amazon for about $56 shipped. They are the japan steel ones and are around 2 1/4" wide or so.

They have held up GREAT undercutting door jambs and occasional interference with corner bead and plaster.
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Have any of you guys tried imperial blades? Couple of jobs we have used them on and they work great.

http://imperialblades.com/products.html
Yea there the best I found so far
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I prefer Fein blades, but the Bosch blades are good too. I usually get my blades from Amazon Tools. Great prices, although they can take 7-10 days to arrive, but usually get free shipping.

I'm going to try the blades from multiblades.com.
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Yea there the best I found so far
I actually like them more than the Bosch blades, I think they last longer

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