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You could go with out but its catches and feels like running your fingers across a comb. Its distracting when you are doing a cut and you get some resistance because the cable or hose got caught against the guide rail
Holds the hose and keeps it from sticking to the end of the guide rails. The height of the wings is a bit short for wider diameter hoses, but it definitely increases the smoothness of cutting and provides additional safety against kickback.
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