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Old 07-06-2012, 11:27 PM   #1
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Can I use a circular saw to cut a 55 gallon drum? What kind of blade?

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If it is a metal drum, use a metal cutting blade. And so on.

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Please tell me this drum you're about to cut wasn't used for oil or some other solvent, right?
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If it is an old steel drum why would you want to cut it?
Far better off finding a plastic one.
Never going to rust and no sharp edges.
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If it is an old steel drum why would you want to cut it?
Far better off finding a plastic one.
Never going to rust and no sharp edges.
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Can I use a circular saw to cut a 55 gallon drum? What kind of blade?
metal abrasive blade for skilsaw or metal blade for a sawz all and a pair of safety glasses. either will cut it

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