circular saw blade

Old 01-02-11, 11:24 AM
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circular saw blade

can i use a 6 1/2" saw blade on a 7 1/4" circular saw
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Old 01-02-11, 01:04 PM
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If the arbor hole is corect, yes. It just won't cut as deep. Why do you want to do this?
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I've used the 6.5" blades on a skil saw before, the only reason I did so was it was the only size metal cutting blade I could get at the time. Unless the blade is free or the only one available, I don't see any benefit to using the smaller blade - but it will work providing it will mount up to the saw's arbor.
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Is it even the right blade for the job you're trying to do? This sounds like you just don't want to buy a new blade

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