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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 01-09-2011 04:19 PM 1006 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-09-2011 04:19 PM

I’m sure most of you get emails from Rockler, but in case you missed it….

I see they have the Oshlun 6 inch dado set on sale for $49.99. I bought one of these a while back and have been extremely pleased with it. It has received good reviews from others as well, and is a good bargain at this price.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 01-09-2011 04:28 PM

Thanks Charlie.

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#2 posted 01-09-2011 05:45 PM

I’ve got the Oshlun 8” set… very nice!

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#3 posted 01-09-2011 05:52 PM

Mine could use a replacement. Thanks for the recommendation, Charlie!

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#4 posted 01-09-2011 05:57 PM

Thanks for the head’s up Charlie.

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#5 posted 01-09-2011 06:18 PM

Thanks Charlie!

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#6 posted 01-09-2011 06:37 PM

Thanks for the post. What is the difference between the 6” and the 8”? Is one more powerful or better suited to particular types of jobs or saws? Thanks!

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#7 posted 01-09-2011 06:40 PM

I too would like to know the diff of 6” and 8”. I dont think I have ever raised the blade over an inch.



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#8 posted 01-09-2011 07:32 PM

Wish I lived in the States

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#9 posted 01-09-2011 07:43 PM

An 8” dado will cut deeper, of course, but it also spins a little faster at the teeth. possibly giving a cleaner cut. The downside is that it is heavier and requires more energy to spin than the 6”. So for less powerful saws, and folks who don’t need tremendous depth, a 6” is a good choice. And I could not ask for a cleaner cut than this set delivers.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 01-11-2011 10:35 PM

WOW! I really wish that I had $50 to spare right now! But, between the stupid wedding this October and buying a stupid house within the next couple of months, I’m going to have to stick with the stupid dado set that I have:-(

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#11 posted 01-11-2011 10:44 PM

FYI – This one is listed for sale by Amazon at $54.47 with free shipping as well. You just have to look for the “More Buying Sources” on the right side of the page. Useful for those of us with Prime memberships

-- Mark - Springfield, Virginia

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