Cutting Concrete

I am going to cut a 3 foot by 6 inch section of my curb. (Don't worry I have the required permit). It is also about 4 inches high. Is there a certain concrete saw that can be recommended? Also, how long should I expect to take to cut this chunk off?
Any info would be appreciated. Henry
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Any diamond bladed saw will cut concrete. be sure to run the cut wet or the dust will be terrible. All you need is a saw with a large enough blade and it should take only a few minutes per cut. Sounds like you'll need to rent one with a 12" blade, its called a concrete saw. That 4 inch curb should go another 4" below ground. A less than full depth cut can usually be followed up with a sledge hammer depending on what you are doing.
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On Tue, 27 May 2008 12:58:16 -0700, Henry wrote:

I would price the rental for the saw and what it would cost a contractor to come over and cut the curb. If all you need is a few saw cuts, it may be easier, cheaper and safer for someone else to do the work. Removing the concrete is grunt work after all the cutting is done.
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There are concrete cutting discs you can purchase for your circular saw. This may take 5 minutes to cut through a curb, going too fast may burn up your saw. This produces a lot of fine concrete dust; wetting the area down before you cut may help with the dust. Wear old clothing, goggles, respirator, hearing protection.
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