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post #1 of 2 Old 01-28-2007, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Band saw

Hi guys

looking for your opinions on band saws

I'm looking at the 1 phase 230 volt 20" jet band saw, Never owned or used one so give me your personal likes and dislikes for band saws.

And any good books on getting the most out of band saws.




FEATURES
  • Dual tapered column design for greater rigidity and strength
  • Roller bearing blade guides (18" and 20")
  • Precision computer balanced wheels
  • Wide blade capacity for re-sawing large stock
  • Large cutting capacity
  • Superior dust collection pickup
  • Rack-and-pinion blade guide height adjustment
  • Dual locking doors
  • Powder coated paint
  • High quality band saw blades
  • Rip fence
  • Mitre gauge
SPECIFICATIONS
Cutting Capacity (H/in): 12-1/4
Cutting Capacity (W/in): 20
Minimum Saw Blade (W/in): 1/8
Maximum Saw Blade (W/in): 1-1/2
Saw Blade (L/in): 150
Table Size (in): 21 x 21
Table Tilt (R x L): 45į x 10į
Table Height From Floor (in): 36-1/2
Wheel Diameter (in): 20-1/2
Blade Speed (SFPM): 3,450
Dust Chute Diameter (OD/in): 4
Motor: 2HP, 1 Ph, 230V
Net Weight (lbs): 500
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post #2 of 2 Old 06-26-2007, 03:59 PM
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It depends on what you will do with it. For me, that would be to big. A 14incher is all I need currently.
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