Best Wet saw

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by BlackDog3, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. BlackDog3

    BlackDog3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    Hey Gang, i am going to have a few paver jobs this year and i figured it might be cheaper to get a wet saw then renting one everytime. Thats the same reason i got a wacker this year. So what do you guy use and why?

  2. Bru75

    Bru75 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 582

    Stihl ts-400. It's portable, I can use it wet or dry, and it's got plenty of power. Less expensive than a stationary saw, also.
  3. AllHardscaping

    AllHardscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    ts 400. Had an american bricksaw table saw for a while too.
  4. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,623

    There is only 1 wet saw. Thats an EDCO.
  5. kootoomootoo

    kootoomootoo LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,369

    no there's not.
  6. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    Best wet saw is no wet saw at all.
  7. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    wasn't aware of that....who makes it?
  8. riverwalklandscaping

    riverwalklandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 759


    anyways The Husq K960 works great.

    How much did you pay for your wacker... That's one of those things I just havn't found a used one around yet because they are two expensive for something that looks so much like it should cost 250$.
  9. BlackDog3

    BlackDog3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    I will check those brands out. I bought it for 400 bucks used. I figured it cost me 350 a week to rent one. Last project i had i needed it everyday but i only tamped everytime i made a new layer. So it was worth it to me.

  10. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,623

    lets be reaistic, fellas.

    How many professional painters do you know that have just one ladder???

    You need 2 saws. A hand held (Stihl), and a table saw.

    There is no way you can miter PERFECT wall caps and step treads WITHOUT a table saw.

    The EPA is in the process of making dust collection laws go into effect. It's hard to collect dust with a hand held saw :)

    Luckily, EDCO is prepared!

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