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Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by edZik Makes clean crosscuts, doesn't last long enough
Accordingly to the manufacturer instruction this blade purpose is to cut a plywood and hardwood.... Don't think so!
My project was to install 1400 sq.ft. of strand woven bamboo flooring and I've purchased this blade for cross-cuts. Initial performance was great, cut were clean and effortless. After about a 100 sq.ft. performance went down, the blade started to burn the wood and it didn't feel like a sharp blade anymore. The interesting thing is that the blade still feels like it is a sharp one if you touch it with your hand, the blue coating on the side of the blade looks like almost a brand new, and at the same time it wouldn't cut!
I guess, it is not usual for the Bosch brand name, but it is what I see.
Well, I went to buy another brand 50-tooth combination blade from woodworking series for a half of the price compare to Bosch and that blade had completed the rest of the project, which was approximately 1300 sq. ft.
Conclusion: The manufacturer for the bamboo flooring that I was installing states that this material is twice harder compare to red oak. So, I don't know how to measure the difference between that bamboo and red oak, but it does feel like it is a very hard to cut material. Well, anyway.... If I have similar project I wouldn't buy this Bosch blade. There are 10-inches blades that are less expensive and more efficient than Daredevil.
August 5, 2013