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Otto Nobedder wrote:I might have to give that one a go. As often as I cut thin-wall pipe in awkward places, that might be a gem. The .05" kerf is acceptable, since my .045 cut-off wheels make a bigger kerf for my hand movement and the fact that the whole depth is abrasive.
Rudy Ray wrote:I was sent a free trial blade and I got all hot and bothered just looking at it. So I dropped my office work and ran into the shop to try it like a little kid on Christmas morning. Well, yes, it cuts steel without ripping all the diamond off the base, that's about it. My opinion was it was worth exactly what I paid for it, nothing. It is extremely loud and cuts slow as molasses in January with such a ragged burr you'll think you have a school of hungry piranha on the back side of your material.
Did I throw it in the recycle bin? No. Someday, when I'm out in the field and in a pinch to cut something it just might save my butt. Would I pay for one just to have around for the afore mentioned "in a pinch" use, no.
Otto Nobedder wrote:I cut pvc pipe in an abrasive chop saw. Done fast, there's very little melt and my hand-held de-burring tool dresses them right up in one pass. Also, no "grabbing" like cutting them with a wood blade.