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Re: Thin Kerf Blades Tenyru vs Freud

I suspect that the reason the 10" blades cost so much more is economy of scale,

I think it is more about charging what the market will pay. The economy of scale argument would make sense if it was a completely different production process for 7-1/4" blades from 10" blades, but I would be surprised if they weren't made on exactly the same machines, so the "scale" is all circular saw blades.

I suspect they are counting on customers thinking: "This is my big table saw, I need a blade that will last me years, i'll spend a lot of money for a good one." vs "This is my little skil-saw which I use to cut 2-by-4s to length and occasionally cut through nails, I'll get something cheap."

10" blades may cost 5% more to produce, but since people are willing to pay 300% more, Freud is happy to accept their money.

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