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Old 09-27-2010, 04:07 AM   #1
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Whats the deal with Hole Saws (price!!)?


I remembered why I don't own the bits I undoubtedly need the most. Hole saws. I was at home depo, to work on a projects and almost fell over looking at the price tag. 40 dollars for a SINGLE hole saw!!!! It's not even gold plated. =P. I have a hole saw kit from a fright and lumber, which after drilling hole in my car door is worn out. I need something that wont die after 1/8th an inch of plastic.. Is home depo just taking advantage of ignorance, or are they really that expensive? Or to rephrase this, I can buy a drill press for a set of hole saws.

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Hole saws are no different than any other blade, there are good ones, and not so good ones. The ones you have are obviously lower quality, if you burned it up making a single hole. I'm not sure what brand Depot carries, but I am sure they think of hole saws as a"blind item" and do make a better margin than they do on power tools, but so does every other retailer out there. If you are looking for deals, check Lowes, last time I was in there they were closing out certain sizes of the Kobalt branded hole saws at ridiculously low prices. I picked up a couple, but haven't had a chance to try them yet.

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I'm trying to see how much I should pay... for 40 dollars I'd expect carbite tipped at the least..
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I'm trying to see how much I should pay... for 40 dollars I'd expect carbite tipped at the least..
You can pay more, you can pay less.

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If the saw is 6" or larger--that's probably a reasonable price.
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You can pay more, you can pay less.

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