> My sawzall type saw quit working on me a few months ago (burned up the
> rotor, not replaceable) and I want to invest in a saw that can cut
> 3/8" x 8" aluminum plate. In the past the sawzall evidentially got
> me through it, albeit not the best (kind of wore through it). I have
> a small 3" x 6" cutoff saw but this cannot (no matter how you rig it)
> cut the 3/8" x 8" plate.
We use a large table saw with a carbide blade to cut thick soft
metals. It works perfectly on aluminum.
We cut a lot of aluminum angle that is 6061T6 3/8th thick, cutting
two sides at once. We get nice smooth square cuts and blades last a
73, Tom W8JI