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Forum topic by toolie posted 05-01-2013 01:14 AM 921 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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toolie

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05-01-2013 01:14 AM

watch this nickel test. pay particular attention to the relationship of the nickel, the blade and the operator’s hand:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guYm02DSAiY

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matthewcressey

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#1 posted 05-01-2013 01:17 AM

Wow his hand was within a couple inches of the blade and the nickel was almost on it.

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#2 posted 05-01-2013 01:21 AM

Two things…wow….
The nickel that close is a potential projectile …not too smart…
His hand that close to the blade screwing with that nickel…made me cringe…
Thanks for sharing this

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 05-01-2013 01:29 AM

Hmmm, that is just not a smart thing to do. Wonder if he had hit the moonshine before doing that….
All that nickel had to do was roll towards the blade and make contact….

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gtbuzz

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#4 posted 05-01-2013 02:37 AM

Wow… just wow.

Not sure what his obsession with the nickel test is either. He’s posted two “reviews” of this saw but they both just involve showing how a nickel can stand up on edge.

This is a very good example of what not to do; I sincerely hope his luck hasn’t run out.

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 05-01-2013 02:54 AM

Is “dumbass” one word or two?

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#6 posted 05-01-2013 03:00 AM

I guess he did put the banana peel in the trash.

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#7 posted 05-01-2013 03:44 AM

One big issue was when he blew on the nickel. Instant rocket. I believe dumdass is in fact one word.

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#8 posted 05-01-2013 04:24 AM

And the purpose of the test was to demonstrate IQ, launch US coinage or trim finger nails?

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richardwootton

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#9 posted 05-01-2013 04:35 AM

Why? I just don’t get the reasoning behind this “review” because it isn’t a review. However, had his hated neighbor been standing behind the saw blade it would have made much more since. A projectile nickel at a difficult neighbor could have made that video very entertaining…

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#10 posted 05-02-2013 01:43 AM

Charlie M, In this case, I think *DUMBASS*.

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#11 posted 05-02-2013 02:34 AM

Holy Shi$T….!!!!!

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#12 posted 05-02-2013 01:09 PM

—“Wow his hand was within a couple inches of the blade and the nickel was almost on it.”

More like a couple of centimeters! Not very wise…

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killerKiteh

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#13 posted 05-03-2013 06:21 PM

WAS That a SawStop??

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toolie

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#14 posted 05-03-2013 06:40 PM

WAS That a SawStop??

only if “sawstop” suddenly changed their spelling to CRAFTSMAN. that’s what made it so potentially dangerous.

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#15 posted 05-03-2013 06:45 PM

Charlie,

I think it is two words, “dum bass”.

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