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William Falberg

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#1 posted 04-30-2019 11:30 PM

Horus: try taking the upper blade guide off altogether. If your wheels are properly crowned, the tenacity of the blade in motion will suffice to cut pretty deep if you let the teeth do the work and don’t push too hard. I do it with my low-tension portables; no reason it wouldn’t work on a cheap saw if you’re using an adequately set blade. What could go wrong? See the video where I rip a 6” manzanita stump on my website:


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