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    Any body use a Warthog blade on their rescue saw? Do you like or dislike it. I would like to also know how it performs on thin metal, like on a steel building or roll up door. Anything else that works well?


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    We have one but don't really use it. We found that it gets bound up while cutting through wood more than the regular wood cutting one does. It also throws the crap out of the saw in big pieces, so if someone is standing behind you providing support, they better have goggles on. We haven't tried it on metal yet.

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    We have one and like it. Yes it is very aggresive. The key to its success is to do the cutting at full throttle. On a peaked roof start cut low and let the saw "pull" you up the roof. Works on wood, asphalt shingles, and light guage metal. Never had it bind will cutting. May want to check the H.P. requirement for the blade.

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    SShank42, what saw do you have? We are using a K-12.
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    Not sure what the model is. I am not at the staion with the saw but I will be the evening and get it. It is a Stihl saw. We just purchased a new K-12. The K-12 has 3 to 4 more H.P. than the Stihl and about 5 lb. lighter. I would think that the H.P. is not your problem.

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