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Forum topic by Estley posted 796 days ago 2860 views 0 times favorited 46 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Estley

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796 days ago

I just came back from lowes, I scored an 8” cmt dado set from $89+change for $53…. If your local lowes doesn’t have it advertised, they will do the price match thing. I saw it advertised at that price at the Sioux Falls lowes (per a hint from another forum).

It’s on sale until 7/7 I think…..


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Chuck

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#1 posted 757 days ago

now they are on clearance, I got mine yesterday for $21.60

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lumberjoe

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#2 posted 757 days ago

I got mine for 32$ Price seems to vary by store. They are clearing out all CMT stuff and replacing it with Irwin’s new Marples blades

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tool_junkie

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#3 posted 757 days ago

None in my area :( I went to Lowes during lunch and all I could see was the Irwin Dado set for $99.98

Is someone willing to grab an extra set and ship?

-- Looking for a good quality Drill Press and a Cabinet Saw for cheap!

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JK0702

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#4 posted 757 days ago

Thanks for the heads up, guys. I jumped on your advice, but not all Lowe’s still have them and not all Lowe’s even have them on clearance. Be aware though that Lowe’s will match prices. I found a number of the stores are selling these on clearance for $32.39, if you can find a Lowe’s that still have these blades, they will match that price. It may pay to call around. I just got mine for $29.07.

-- John - Huntington Beach CA

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Mike Gager

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#5 posted 757 days ago

i saw the dado blades for 53 at my local lowes the other day. didnt need one though. might have to go back and see if they lowered it more

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Mike Gager

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#6 posted 757 days ago

just checked lowes.com, they have it listed at $43.19 on the site

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OnlyJustME

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#7 posted 757 days ago

i started buying them when they went on clearance for $72. next time i went they had them marked down to $54. so i bought one and returned it with the older higher priced receipt. then a week later i saw it was marked down to $32. so i bought another one and returned it with the $52 receipt. so i was able to eventually get one for $32.

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cutworm

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#8 posted 757 days ago

Got one this evening for $39. Great price. Has anyone used this set? Wonder how it does.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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lumberjoe

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#9 posted 757 days ago

I haven’t used it, but I’ve heard very mixed reviews. A lot of people say the chippers NOT consistent at all and they have to mix and match the ones that cut flat vs the ones that do not.

I’m pretty sure you will not be able to buy anything brand new for 40$ that even comes close though

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jmartel

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#10 posted 757 days ago

I bought 2 sets at $12.60 each on Monday. Haven’t had the time to use them yet though.

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cutworm

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#11 posted 757 days ago

$12.60 – You’ve got bragging rights. I’m feeling cheated.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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cutworm

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#12 posted 757 days ago

I have a set by Oshlun and like it. $50 on Amazon. I mostly use my router for dados.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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Alexandre

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#13 posted 757 days ago

WHAT!!!
Lowes Canada doesn’t supply them!
NOOO!

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OnlyJustME

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#14 posted 757 days ago

I tested mine out and just stacked all but 1 of the chippers. Either i got lucky and didn’t pick the shy one or i got a really nice dado set. I tested it in ply wood and got a really smooth cut with the usual bat ears.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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Fred Hargis

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#15 posted 756 days ago

I’ve tried a test cut with them. The comparison was to a new SD 508, and an old SD508 that had been recently sharpened. Take a look, the CMT set showed only marginal more tearout, and this is on a very splinter prone piece of ply.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, we sent 'em to Washington.

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