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Forum topic by Jim Crockett (USN Retired) posted 01-05-2010 05:52 PM 926 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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01-05-2010 05:52 PM

The Freud LU88R010 Blade is on sale at Amazon for $39.99, about $20 lower than its usual price. This blade is a 10-Inch 60 Tooth ATB Thin Kerf Crosscutting Saw Blade with 5/8-Inch Arbor and PermaShield Coating. The blade is highly rated on forums, and is a top choice in Scott Spencer’s Table Saw Blade Comparisons article.

I bought this blade several months ago and it has become my go-to blade, providing clean, burn-free crosscuts and rip cuts up to 1”.

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".


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#1 posted 01-05-2010 06:46 PM

Yeah, the LU88 was one of my favorites for a saw under 3hp. That’s the best price I’ve seen in a while….knowing Amazon, that price may not last long.

Even though it’s listed as a “crosscut blade”, it has an unusually steep hook angle of 15° that allows it rip pretty impressively in upwards of 6/4” materials, so it actually makes a darn nice general purpose blade if you don’t need to rip really thick stuff.

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