Properly maintaining your electric cut-off saws extends the life of your saw and saves you money! Keeping your saw clean and maintained can minimize the risk of saw failure, tripping a breaker, or having to replace your saw due to excessive wear. Check out the Coach's Corner episode below on how to properly clean and…Read more
Cut-off saws are a powerful tool for contractors to cut concrete, asphalt, pipe, and more. How do you choose between gas-powered, corded electric, and battery-powered saws that best fit your project? Each saw has advantages and disadvantages. Choosing the right type of saw depends on the level of power and mobility required, and ease of…Read more
Launched in the summer of 2018, the new K 770 cut-off saw made way as the latest and greatest Husqvarna 14” cut-off saw. Always a fan favorite, Husqvarna was able to take the top qualities of the K 760 to create the K 770. [caption id="attachment_6542" align="aligncenter" width="499"] Click To View Husqvarna K770[/caption] According to…Read more
Deadlines come up fast – especially as the end of the season approaches. As you’re checking off the boxes on your jobs for the year, what is your plan to be efficient, smart, and put some comfortable space between you and that looming deadline? One challenge you may face to meet that deadline is affecting…Read more
If you want your saw to run longer, perform better, and function properly, it is critical to safely operate your equipment with the proper usage of fuel. This means understanding the proportions when mixing oil and gas together. With too much oil, you can cause carbon build-up on your spark arrestor. Not enough oil can…Read more
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Handheld Cut-off Saw Safety Before using your cut-off saw, make sure to do a quick inspection. Check the machine for loose or missing fasteners Make sure to replace and/or tighten all screws and bolts. Check the throttle trigger, trigger interlock, and stop switch to make sure they are functioning properly. Inspect the wheel guard to…Read more
Premature blade wear, segment loss, and blades out of round. These all too common failures can all be caused by a bouncing blade. The source? Using a blade with a bushing. The solution? Eliminate bushings for optimal safety! Select a blade with the proper sized arbor to match your cut-off saw. While cutting, vibrations can…Read more
To prolong the life of your handheld and walk behind saws, it is recommended that you give your saws time to warm up before running wide open and cutting. Starting your saw and running wide open right out of the gate can reduce the life of your saw causing scoring at the cylinder and…Read more