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Author Topic: Johnson Lapidary vs. MK 303S 18 inch blade  (Read 108 times)

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Johnson Lapidary vs. MK 303S 18 inch blade
« on: September 09, 2021, 01:13:26 PM »

Time to replace my 18 inch blade and wonder if any of you have a preference for the Johnson Lapidary 303 sintered 18 inch vs the MK 303S?  There is a large difference in price between the two and wonder if the MK303S is worth the additional costs.  Thanks in advance for any responses.


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Re: Johnson Lapidary vs. MK 303S 18 inch blade
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 04:59:43 PM »

Don't have any experience with the JB blade, but we put the MK-301 on our 18" saw recently. Was going to get the segmented MK-303, but chose the 301 because sometimes the smooth-sided rim on the 303 can glaze over with some materials.

Liked it so well I got one for the 14" drop saw, and found I prefer it to the (non-segmented) 14" MK-303 it replaced.
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