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Fat Max backsaw must be the homeowner line

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Review by Pat83 posted 01-26-2015 10:39 PM 2783 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I purchased this saw because I had misplaced my Buck Brothers el cheapo that works just fine. The price was very reasonable, about $20. The teeth feel sharp to the touch but I always feel like I’m cutting a pinched board when sawing. I’ve tried it on pine and ash, both were difficult to cut and I think the kerf is narrower than the rest of the blade. I will be replacing this saw very soon.

-- Beginner I am.




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#1 posted 01-29-2015 02:49 AM

I purchased the same saw when it was on sale. Experienced the same with the sharpness. Doesn’t cut as easily as expected. Since it is not used a lot, I expect to keep it for a while.

Purchased a couple of other Stanley Fat Max crosscut / panel saws. They work well for the price.

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#2 posted 02-05-2015 04:09 AM

I am very skeptical about hardware store saws but the Fat Max gets such rave reviews I almost bought one of these a couple months ago. Glad I didn’t.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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