Ridgid 14in Bandsaw #1: Parts and Planning

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Blog entry by Sarit posted 04-27-2011 11:40 PM 3385 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Ridgid 14in Bandsaw series Part 2: Riser Block, Table Top, and Lower Axle »

The last time I wrote this, my computer decided it was gonna reboot my computer w/o my consent thereby causing me to lose everything I wrote. From now on, I’ll use my personal blog and link to it here (blogger automatically saves what you write).

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#1 posted 04-28-2011 01:26 AM

When you count Tax and Shipping (freight is like $80) you’re still about $100 in savings.

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#2 posted 04-28-2011 07:28 AM

Yeah, I figure you can discount the riser block and blade since I would have had to buy that for the ultimate bandsaw too.

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#3 posted 04-28-2011 08:59 AM

You might consider at least partially discounting the link belt and urethane tires as well. Even if the belt/tires on the Ridgid are in bad shape, those would be upgrades on the Griz.

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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#4 posted 04-29-2011 07:30 AM

True, but I think it might be debatable as to what percent I can discount those. In the end there will still be some things the Griz is better at and some that mine will be better at so I’m hoping those will take care of the partial discounts.

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