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pendledad

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503 days ago

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After doing some research and reading Knotscott’s recommendations around Lumberjocks, I’m ready to get a decent blade for my G1023RL. The blade it came with is pretty bogus. I am not good enough at woodworking to justify a dedicated rip/cross/laminate blade. I need one that will do a good job at them all. The Infinity Super General 40 tooth was a highly recommended blade. I also am going to need a dado set.

Infinity has the 8” Dadonator + Super General combo deal for $299. I have a coupon which would bring this to $274. Link

I can get just the Super-General for $98 and buy a different dado set somewhere else. What should I do?

Is this a good deal? Does anyone know of any good saw blade sales/deals going on right now?


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distrbd

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#1 posted 503 days ago

http://www.epinions.com/review/Infinity_10_60_Tooth_General_Purpose_Saw_Blade_010_060_epi/content_422331125380?sb=1
I absolutely love this blade ,it’s been over two years of moderate use and still cuts beautifully.
The dadonator has good reviews,I have Freud SD206 ,paid under $100,very happy with the set.
http://www.freudtools.com/p-315-pro-dado-set.aspx

-- Ken from Ontario

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#3 posted 503 days ago

I’ve been very happy with my 8” dadonator. Makes very clean cuts. Can’t compare to any others, but you won’t be unhappy with it.

I was using a Super General blade, which worked very well. I stopped using it to switch to a thin kerf blade; my hybrid saw just didn’t have enough power. My only caution with the super general is the coating. I’ve been using a Rockler blade cleaning solution, and after soaking for a while the coating on the blade started coming off. It didn’t come off entirely, just partially. Just be careful.

When I switched to thin kerf I bought some of Infinity’s nickel coated blades and I really like them too.

-- John

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#4 posted 503 days ago

The dadonator is a nice set, but for blades I’ve never felt the need to spend more than $20 on a blade. They work great.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#5 posted 503 days ago

I’d go for it if you’re looking for a top shelf general purpose blade….both the Super General and the Dadonator are the best in class of their respective types that I’ve tried to date. I think you’ll have a hard time finding anything that eclipse the performance of either.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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pendledad

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#6 posted 503 days ago

I used a $15 off $75 coupon today and got the super general for $90 shipped.

I’ll wait on the dadonator until a better sale.

I can’t wait to get out there and start using it.

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