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Hi for the last month of so I have started to see more and more reasoned why I need to get a dado set. If I can I would like to stay under 100 dollars. So I was wondering if anyone had a recommendation for a dado set because I am going to woodcraft on Monday and have started to see more and more things that I need a dado set for. Thanks for the help
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The DeWalt/Delta 7670 set is the best I know of in the $100 range. It'll give a taste of the premium sets for about half the price. It has 24 tooth outside cutters and 4-tooth inside chippers (a similar design to the Forrest Dado King), excellent shim stock, and a great carrying case too.
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I bought the freud set with a 50% off 1 item coupon years ago. It's a great set.

That bowl was perfect right up until that last cut...
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The DeWalt/Delta 7670 set is the best I know of in the $100 range. It'll give a taste of the premium sets for about half the price. It has 24 tooth outside cutters and 4-tooth inside chippers (a similar design to the Forrest Dado King), excellent shim stock, and a great carrying case too.

I agree on the DeWalt/Delta 7670
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I have the Oshlun dado set and I swear by it. Makes very clean cuts. Amazon has it here for less than $80. It comes in a cardboard box with styrofoam separators, but my box has held up well over the two years I've had it.

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If your saw is 2HP or less than I would recomment the Freud SD206. Unless you plan on routinely makeing dado cuts that are deeper than an 1", a 6" dado set is all you really need.

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I also have the Oshlun set. I've only used it a few times -- I don't need to cut that many dados -- but it's worked well so far.
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I should have mentioned that the Dewalt set comes in a great storage box. Blades are stored so teeth can't touch each other and chip the carbide. The shims have storage places, and the info sheet, lists blade and shim combinations for the desired width. I found the list to be dead on.
The first set I ordered, came loose in a box, and had a bunch of chipped teeth. I returned them, and bought the Dewalt.
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I agree on the DeWalt/Delta 7670
Me too.. I like the delta 7670. You can get it from grizzly for $100

http://www.grizzly.com/products/35-7...Dado-Set/H7200
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