Anybody heard of a "Mall Saw?

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  1. Wannabee

    Wannabee Foggy Dew Farms

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    I know it is made from the Mall Tool Co. in Chicago. My father-in-law has his dad's circular saw from the 1940's....6" blade with a SQUARE center....anyone have any clue where I can get more blades to fit this awesome saw?
     
  2. TNHermit

    TNHermit Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I know of it. Actually I think they were the first to build a commercial circular saw. I have old pop mech that have ads in. I can look them up. As far as finding a blade I doubt you can. You will have to find some one that can drill out the whole of a regular blade and then put an insert in. AKA the skill 77 and other worm drives
     

  3. hunter63

    hunter63 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, square hole in the center, though you were talking about a square saw blade.
    Mall saw was bought out by Reminton, quite a while ago.
     
  4. haypoint

    haypoint Unpaid, Volunteer Devil's Advocate Supporter

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    I bought one at a garage sale, complete with a red metal carrying box and can of lube. It has a thick cord and is a bit heavy. I think I was able to get a saw blade to fit by filing out the diamond shape "knock-out" that most saw blades have.