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Author Topic: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?  (Read 1117 times)

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Offline Rudymejia12

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Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« on: April 13, 2018, 03:48 PM »
Sorry easy question here. Can the kapex miter saw cut 4x4 posts?

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Offline RKA

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Re: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018, 03:56 PM »
Yes, provided the motor is working.   [tongue]  (someone had to say  it)
-Raj

Offline Cheese

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Re: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 04:05 PM »
Yes, provided the motor is working.   [tongue]  (someone had to say  it)

And the beat goes on... [big grin]

Offline Festool USA

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Re: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2018, 04:52 PM »
Yes. The 90-degree cutting capacity of the KAPEX is 12" x 3 15/32" (305 x 88 mm).

At the 15:40 mark of this video, you can see him cut a 4x6.

Offline Birdhunter

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Re: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2018, 07:47 PM »
I’d go at it gently and not force the cut. I would lift the blade a couple of times to let the blade cool off and get rid of debris. But, I tend to be cautious.
Birdhunter

Offline aloysius

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Re: Can the kapex cut a 4x4?
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 08:18 PM »
There's very few Miter saws, either sliding or fixed, that lack this basic dimensional capability.  In fact most will be capable of double-cutting to around 5" or even 6" cumulative depth.
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