Cut egress window hole in basement wall with hydraulic powered concrete chain saw

5/21/2015 - 7:33:35 AM

Gas powered saws like the Stihl GS461 are amazing but operating a gas powered concrete chain saw in a hole excavated for an egress window is not a good experience. 

Even new saws like the Stihl GS461 concrete cutting chain saw have carbon monoxide exhausting.

Hydraulic ones like the ICS 814 PRO are preferred 3-1 by Gap Power rental customers.

Powered by a 20HP power unit out at the end of 25-50' of hose, it just makes sense to go hydraulic.

The hydraulic ones win out for smooth operation, lower noise levels and a bit more raw power.

So grab the gas powered one if you are in a hurry or can't deal with transporting the hydraulic power unit. Otherwise, go hydraulic.

Here's how to power teh hydraulic saw with a Bobcat type skid loader or a Takeuchi type mini excavator.
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I never knew there were multiple options when it came to concrete cutting. I've worked with gas powered tools before, but I've never worked a ton with hydraulics, so it makes me curious to try one. I need to do some cutting in the next little bit, so I may have to weigh some of my options more than I expected. Thanks for sharing!
Tobias Armstrong
2/16/2016 - 3:09:56 PM
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