View Full Version : Steelmax Saw

01-29-2008, 10:30 PM
never seen this before.. pretty cool


I've seen guys try to cut steel with carbide tipped blades before and it wasn't pretty, wonder what's different here?

01-29-2008, 10:34 PM
I like how during the demonstration of cutting the anchor iron there is a disclaimer that it's "not designed for this use." :D

Cool tool though!

01-30-2008, 07:01 AM
That is a cool tool, I wonder who's shop it will end up in. At 1/2 the cost of a plasma cutter(according to the clip). It will be a little expensive unless you use it all the time.

01-30-2008, 10:06 AM
I found an online source: $379 for the 7" version, $499 for the 9" version.

01-30-2008, 10:21 AM
Think I'd rather have a plasma cutter. More versatile.

01-30-2008, 12:04 PM
looks similar this this but in a hand held version?


Milwaukee tool 6190-20

01-30-2008, 01:25 PM
these are death wheels... However, they are awesome for construction. Most of the yards I shop at sell these, and their biggest customers are concrete and general construction guys to cut re-bar/angle.

The blades are where the money is, not the saw. I have used one, and they are not for long cuts, curved cuts, or cutting off heavy plate.

just my .02

01-30-2008, 02:10 PM
these are death wheels...
Those blades just strike me as really wrong. So you say death wheels, they are as dangerous as they seem, then?

01-30-2008, 02:17 PM
great for quick easy cuts... same as a cut off wheel. I'll stick to my o/a and plasma. when I let go of the trigger, the tool quits. Not so with a saw like that.