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Thread: What happened to 6" fret saw blades?

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    What happened to 6" fret saw blades?

    I have two fret saw that use 6 inch saw blades. I went looking for 6 inch blades today and found only 5 inch. What happened to the 6 inch blades. Dose anyone know were I can buy the 6 inch long blades? I live in the US but would pay shipping from anywhere.

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    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    RETIRED(!) in Austintown, Ohio
    If you mean the 6", pin-end coping saw blades, then Sears, Hartville Hardware, and several others have them.
    Jim D.
    Adapt, Improvise, Overcome!

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    Thanks for the reply , but I think that the fret saw blades are of finer quality than coping saw and they need to be pin-less.

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    Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
    Bill Antonacchio

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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Interesting. Never heard of them. Look like coping saws to me. Except for the price.
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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Fusco View Post
    Interesting. Never heard of them. Look like coping saws to me. Except for the price.
    Similar look, but a finer and more controllable cut, as I understand it.
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    I've got a couple I use with the shorter 5 inch blades. The ones I have are actually called jewelers saws and I use them for cutting out mother of pearl inlays...
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    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Southeast Pa
    I see there is another Gary Foster.

    But you are a single "r"..Hello Anyway. No help with the fret saw blades..


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