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Old 02-14-2013, 11:17 AM   #1
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Fragging band saw

What band saw should I get can I get one from hime depot or lows.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:26 PM   #2
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You need an Inland Coral saw with a diamond blade. They run just under $300

ReefKeeper Saw, the Coral Frag Saw
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:52 PM   #3
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What about a dremel can I just get any Dremel
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What about a dremel can I just get any Dremel
Yes, but again, you want a diamond cut blade.
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Ok is it just the same as a band saw like as in it works the same as a band
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Yes, any dremel, and I would suggest the cheapest band saw you can find. Stainless blade or not, the tiny bit of salt water on the corals and rock will eventually rust the saw to death.
Go to harbor freight or one of those knock-off stores.

Don't know about diamond blades, but I've used many regular blades that seemed to work fine.
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Yes, any dremel, and I would suggest the cheapest band saw you can find. Stainless blade or not, the tiny bit of salt water on the corals and rock will eventually rust the saw to death.
Go to harbor freight or one of those knock-off stores.
So could I go to Home Depot and get a band saw and just get a diamond blade
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No, a bandsaw gives you much more precision and control over your cuts, and a dremel is going to throw bits of liverock and coral everywhere.
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Yes, any dremel, and I would suggest the cheapest band saw you can find. Stainless blade or not, the tiny bit of salt water on the corals and rock will eventually rust the saw to death.
Go to harbor freight or one of those knock-off stores.

Don't know about diamond blades, but I've used many regular blades that seemed to work fine.
That is what is nice about the coral saw, the cut rest is plastic rather than stainless or other metals, so it doen't get all rusty.

Regular blades will work, but will dull much quicker than the diamond blades and begin to tear rather than cut coral tissue. Even the diamond ones dull, but they last a lot longer.
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Could I get one from Home Depot
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