Guys, I have a choice problem. I have a 12" compound sliding miter saw which needs a new blade. I want to use it tonight. I'm going out of town next week and am busy all day Sunday. I really want to bang this project out tonight and tomorrow night, rather than Friday and Saturday.
I generally always use Freud Industrial blades. So my choice here is the LU91R012.
Product Page: http://www.freudtools.com/index.php/...oduct/LU91R012
It's 72 teeth, which is not too many, negative hook angle (-5*) which is perfect for a sliding saw.
I can get it locally, TODAY, for $90.99 + tax, so call it $100.
I can get it on Amazon Prime (ie, FRIDAY) for $77.99, no tax, no shipping.
However, I really do rarely use my miter saw. The blade on it now is the original factory blade and 5 years old. It's not like my table saw which gets run every week.
So I have a low cost option. Dewalt dw3126
Product Page: http://www.dewalt.com/tool-parts/cir...er-dw3126.aspx
Only 60 teeth (I really feel 72 is the sweet spot), hook angle is 0* which is decent for a sliding saw.
I can get it locally, TODAY, for $44.97 + tax from BigBlue, so call it $50.
So what says the family? Get exactly what I want for a seldom used saw for $100 today? Or get a good enough for $50 today? Or get exactly what I want for $80 in two days?
Thanks for being the voice of reason - or being enablers.