Freud 8" super dado oversized teeth

. I recently purchased the Freud 8" super dado set sd508. I noticed that my 3/4" dado quite a bit bigger and sloppier than it should have been. I looked at the teeth seemed oversized and found that to be true when I measured them with an electronic caliper. outside chippers were .133-.136 instead of .125 1/8" chippers .188 instead of .125 1/16" chipper .128 instead of .0625 3/32" chipper .153 instead of .09375 I don't believe these are within the expected tolerances - is this "normal"? I've emailed Freud about it also.
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On 4/3/14, 4:21 PM, xxxx wrote:

Those teeth are designed to overlap one another. They are quite a bit wider than a normal saw blade tooth. They do that so you can add spacers and not end up with gaps between the blades.
That being true, I also own that set and I would not consider it to have the highest engineering tolerances. I often get bat ears and stair steps in my dados and rabbets with that set. It's disappointing and Freud won't admit anything.
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On 4/3/2014 5:21 PM, xxxx wrote:

(both outside cutters).
I had them fix the problem, they reground it. I will probably not get another sharpening out of it probably. They had to grind the plate too. Makes you wonder...
Call Freud , they are prtty good. Good luck.
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"xxxx" wrote:

Yes it is normal.
Tooth rests in gullet of adjacent blade.
Wait for Freud response then call them if necessary.
Had same set and it preformed delightfully.
Use that electronic caliper to verify dado width and depth set up.
Lew
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