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cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby ryanjames170 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:01 pm

some i have a prety stupid question here but what would happen if a person put a cold cut saw blade in your average wood chop saw?
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby sedanman » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:22 pm

You'll rip a hole in the time/space continuum.
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby sedanman » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:23 pm

Seriously, l think the wood saw spins faster than the metal blade is rated for.
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby LtBadd » Sun Oct 30, 2016 10:17 pm

sedanman wrote:You'll rip a hole in the time/space continuum.

the consequences of that could far out weight the election of our next president, or maybe not... :lol:
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby MosquitoMoto » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:53 am

Running blades rated for one speed in a machine rated for another is always a bit iffy.

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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby sedanman » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:00 am

The cut parts on a dry saw don't get hot but the chips do. The wood saw is likely not built to deal with the very hot stream of metal chips. Wood saws also typically lack clamping mechanisms for the stock.
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby AndersK » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:43 am

No problems at all :mrgreen:

Given you match the speed and clamp well.

I run my circular Bosch saw with Evolution blade. Last week I cut 8 mm steel like nothing.
Did a bunch of 13 sheets of roof steel once. Saw handled it better than my legs that recieved the "stream" :lol:
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby Tom Osselton » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:29 pm

Just wondering if you could use a dimmer switch hooked to a outlet to control the speed like I do for my gas furnace.
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby ryanjames170 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:16 pm

Tom Osselton wrote:Just wondering if you could use a dimmer switch hooked to a outlet to control the speed like I do for my gas furnace.

that would be a idea, i only realy need to make cuts in angle and such and is kinda pain to cut good with a pasma, im kinda on the fence of what i should buy as i kinda dont have the cash to get a cold cut type saw.. i could only realy spring for a wood or abrasive type saw..
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Re: cold cut saw blade in wood chop saw

Postby sedanman » Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:24 pm

Wood saw plus a metal blade is about as much as a dry saw. If you have a Home Depot card, order the Evolution 380 through their website and take 6 months to pay it off with no interest.
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