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Cut-Off Saw Selection | Best Cut-Off Saw for Contractors

A cut-off saw (aka chop saw, partner saw, quickie saw, demo saw) should be a contractor's best friend. These saws cut a wide range of materials like stone, tile, and concrete with deep cutting depths and superior accuracy. Cut-off saws have efficient engine performance for more power and torque with fewer emissions making them the perfect tool for most cutting applications. Make sure you select the right saw for your…
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Avoid Saw Kickbacks: Cut-off Saw Safety

Kickbacks occur when the blade on the saw pinches or stalls in the material you are cutting. The force of the blade causes the saw to be thrown out of the cut and in some cases back at the operator. By knowing how to safely use your cut-off saw you can avoid kickbacks and be more productive.    1. Let Your Saw Do The Work Applying too much pressure when…
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Husqvarna K 4000 Electric Cleaning and Maintenance

Properly maintaining your Husqvarna K4000 Electric Saw 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 maintain your Husqvarna K4000.   The Husqvarna K4000 Electric is a 14" wet saw…
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Concrete Cut-Off Saws: What’s the Difference?

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 operation.    Gas-Powered Saws Gas-powered saws are the most powerful and are designed for the…
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Product Spotlight: Husqvarna K 770

Launched in the summer of 2018, the new Husqvarna K 770 14" cut-off saw made way as the latest and greatest Husqvarna 14” cut-off saw. Husqvarna was able to take the top qualities of the reliable K 760 to create the K 770 14" saw. [caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Click to view[/caption] According to Husqvarna, the four main innovations on this saw include a magnesium cast crankcase, a digital ignition,…
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What Can a Faster Blade Do for You?

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 the entire construction industry: labor shortages. News outlets report that up to 80% of contractors…
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Fueling your saw: Mixing Oil and Gas

If you want your saw to run longer, perform better, and function properly, it is critical to operate your saw with the proper fuel. This means understanding the proportions when mixing oil and gas together. Too much oil can cause carbon build-up on your spark arrestor. Not enough oil can lead to scoring on the piston and cylinder and cause damage to the saw's bearings. With proper usage of fuel…
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Proper Inspection & Usage of Handheld Cut-Off Saws

Handheld Cut-off Saw Safety Cut-off saws are powerful tools for contractors to cut concrete, metal, and other materials. Before using your cut-off saw (aka quickie saw), make sure to do a quick inspection to ensure you are making your cuts safely.  Before Cutting 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…
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