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Have a 2013 TimberKing 1600.
10 degree, 055 thick, 2" wide
do you have names of brands please?
I can't comment on the advantages of that blade for SYP but I would certainly check with Timberking before ordering those blades. The .055 blade may be problematic with the wheel size and HP of that mill and I don't think it could run a 2" blade.
Tom is totally correct, and I should have included that advice in my answer. My error.
For your info, a 55 blade is fairly stiff and so runs better with larger wheels. A stiff blade cannot bend around small radii. A stiff blade is better for syp due to the quick changes in density that we see.
I do see that TK suggests a 1.25" rather than 2". I would think that 2" would work ok for 30 hp, but TK knows best.
There are many suppliers including TK, Lenox, and Woodmizer. You can find good and bad reports on all suppliers, just like on most items being sold. I do think the TK 1600 is a very good machine.
Your biggest challenge may be pitch buildup. If the blade gums up, it will wander, no matter what blade you use. Lots of blade lube mixtures, but Pine-Sol & a little Simple Green do a pretty good job. You might also play with different sets. It may help to go as high as .024".
I have been using the Q901 stuff from sawblade.com, seems to work well
Cooks blades for every situation you can think of. Call Tim for specifics to your needs. Have yet too speak with anyone that has such a complete understanding of saw blades. A more humble man you will not meet.