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Blog entry by Rustic posted 02-07-2016 01:33 AM 808 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Guys and Gals,

Just thought that I would do a little tool gloat… I pulled the trigger on a Grizzly GO555Lanv 14 inch Bandsaw. I bought the riser kit for it too. So now I am joining the big league with this.

This is how it arrived.

The riser kit.

the box over 200lbs

Almost done

Done

I love the “Griz” The inaugural cut was made wit ha large piece of osage orange

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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cstrang

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#1 posted 02-07-2016 02:58 AM

Always love getting new toys… smelling the oil on the new cast iron, mmm.. lol She looks great, 30th anniversary addition too, always cool to have something special in the shop!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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Bobsboxes

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#2 posted 02-07-2016 03:00 AM

New tool, happy,happy!

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 02-07-2016 10:00 AM

Would LOVE to upgrade mine but my trigger is pretty rusty. I bet this will really open up a lot more avenues to travel in the shop now that you have this. Great addition. Have fun!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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WoodNSawdust

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#4 posted 02-07-2016 10:50 AM

Congrats on the new bandsaw! I have their 17” so I know yours will be a real performer. After you use it for a few months how about a review? Share with us how it is preforming and any problems.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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Roger

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#5 posted 02-07-2016 03:16 PM

Whoop Whoop for you Rick. Congrats on that fine new toy. Work/Play safe. Keep on band sawin..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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douglbe

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#6 posted 02-07-2016 08:13 PM

Sweeeeet…........

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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Grumpymike

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#7 posted 02-07-2016 09:27 PM

Welcome to the big leagues Rick. Congrats are in order. Enjoy the new tool, the Griz is a good choice.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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mafe

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#8 posted 03-03-2016 10:44 PM

Congrat you.
(Again).
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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