What is a "Left-Tilt" Circular Saw Blade?

I understand that there are blade-right and blade left circular saws. But is a "left-tilt" saw blade something similar? Can a left-tilt blade only be used on a blade-left CS?
Here is an example of what I am talking about:
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Buck wrote:>I understand that there are blade-right and blade left circular saws. But

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Seems whoever wrote the copy is kinda into "buzz-words", and got carried away. You can tilt a blade any way you want, buddy. Personally, I'm tilting to the right. Tom Someday, it'll all be over....
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Buck Turgidson wrote:

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According to PC's website, it's listed as a "blade-left" not left tilt. I'll bet it's simply an error in the Amazon listing.
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On Tue, 04 May 2004 17:58:38 GMT, "Saudade"

OK, I'll bite. What's a "blade-left"? the last one in the box?
Seriously, I can see no reason for any 'handedness" in a saw blade. it shouldn't have any preference to cut clean. I'm left-handed, and sometimes that does get in the way though; radial arm saws are the pits, so I abandonned mine for safety.
Dan.
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Hand held saws can be purchased with the blade on the left of the motor or the right.
Having the blade on the left side of the saw makes it easier for a right handed operator to see where the cut is going.
Barry
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On Tue, 04 May 2004 19:43:45 GMT, B a r r y

Wow, thanks!! A bit late though. I still have my righty in perfect condition, the way I like to keep my tools, and don't have a lot of time left to play. Nice to know trhough.
Dan.
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B a r r y wrote:

Also, when mitering (mitreing David) risers to a stringer you need one of both.
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wrote:

Nah, ya do this sorta thing onda 12" Dewalt 708 SCMS dat flips in bofe direckshuns anya finishes off de cut wif a fine ole Disston 12 point - yeeha.
BTW - keeps ya some goodly hand pressure 'gainst the Disston ta encourage it ta folla da good side of da cut, sose she doan wander none.
dat's all i nose an ah'm stickin' two it.
(ah gots a bad feelin' 'bout what spielchucker is gonna do to dis message)
Regards, Tom.
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PC's website calls it a "blade-left" blade. No reason you couldn't use it on a blade-right CS, as long as you remember to install it with the label facing left (inward) so the teeth are cutting in the right direction.
Sudden thought: we've had a few posts in the last year, both here and on alt.home.repair, complaining of a CS blade that's burning instead of cutting, that turned out to be due to installing the blade backward. I always wondered how anyone could manage to do that. Now, maybe I understand: if you put a blade-left blade on a blade-right saw (or vice versa) with the label facing outward, that's exactly what you'd get.
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*HINT* - - - It is still necessary for the operator to be more intelligent that the tool.
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I'd say the tool won that round.....;-)
Bob S.

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Wait until I get off the floor and I'll *try* to think of an answer! Love it! What a wonderful gotcha!
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Okay... since no one else got it right, the answer is.....
The blade-right is used on the right side of the house and the blade-left are used on the left side.
Scheeeesh, you guy's must also throw away half the nails you use cause the pointy end is pointing at you when you take it out of the pouch.
So now you know.
Bob S.

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I have also seen in catalogues, blades that cut extra smooth on one side, and I guess not so smooth on the other side. It apparently is how they grind the blade to dedicate the extra good cuts on the left or the right side of the blade. Mostly used in automatic cutting equipment where you don't care how rough a cut you get on the waste trim.

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The funny thing is that if you put them back in the pouch sometimes they change. I can only assume this has something to do with Quarks and quantum mechanics.
Jack
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Those nails with the head on the wrong end are for the other side of the house.

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*Everybody* knows what a left-tilt saw blade is.
It's one with socialist tendencies.
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wrote:

heh. somewhere somebody in some toolmaker's publicity department decided that they needed to sell blades marketed for worm drive saws. you know, the ones with the blade on the other side. so they printed the labels on the other side of some blades and sold them as something different for more money.
they aren't different, or better, or worth more money. they just have the label printed on the other side. if it's worth more money to you to see the maker's advertising better on the blade while it's on your saw, go for it. whatever, just remember to make sure that the teeth point forward when changing blades.
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