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Whats the best kid of blade for sawing a skull plate?

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Blane, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. Blane

    Blane New Member

    When using a reciprocating saw what is the best kind of blade to use to saw through the skull plate. I am currently using a wood blade and it just seems to take too long. I dont own a boning saw yet, and wonder if I should just buy that.
     
  2. miker

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    I just read this on here a week ago.Walmart has a tree trimming blade made by skil (real course teeth)Went and got one, works slick as a whistle.
     

  3. I use a 12" bi-metal blade from Dewalt. Works well and last a good while before changing is needed.
     
  4. kyddm

    kyddm New Member

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    X2! Works great.
     
  5. X3 but not brand specific
     
  6. Heath Cline

    Heath Cline Well-Known Member

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    A deep toothed pruning blade. I posted a pic of it on the other thread.
     
  7. possum1

    possum1 New Member

    i use a hand bone saw that belonged to my grandfather that is 50 years old.it cuts through skull plates
    faster than i can with a recipricating saw.
     
  8. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    Ditto on that, my wyoming saw is effortless.
     
  9. nibjones

    nibjones Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

    I posted on the other thread too. Use a hand operated bone saw, You get more control and they cut quick, with very little effort
     
  10. JLong

    JLong Member

    THE UGLY by Skill works good for me.
     
  11. bi-metal 8" for me.
     
  12. HAPP

    HAPP Active Member

    Bone saw...hands down!!!!
     
  13. Mr.T

    Mr.T Active Member

    X 100 ,, the meat cutters bone saw works three times faster than a sawzall. One handed at that.
     
  14. bearrug48

    bearrug48 Active Member

    All of you are right.
     
  15. hounddoggy

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    all of you are right....................UNLESS YOU HAVE A TORCH CUTTER HANDY-5 SECONDS AND THEN COOK THE MEAT ON TOP IT BURNS OFF IN A JIFFY
     
  16. nibjones

    nibjones Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

    Are you really as foolish as you make yourself out to be?
     
  17. Heck

    Heck Active Member



    I was just thinkin he is all smoked up!! ;)
     
  18. DDavis

    DDavis Active Member

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    hand held bone saw , Im with matt my wyoming pack saw with the bone blade works like a charm .
     
  19. I use a electric handsaw for my skullplate cutting...regular rotary saw...for finer detail a dremel works for sanding down using diamond tips
     
  20. nibjones

    nibjones Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

    what are you sanding down on a skull plate