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Grizzly bandsaw blade

03-27-2013 11:13 PM by conwaydog | 7 comments »

I have a grizzly bandsaw that uses 92 1/2 – 93 1/2” blades. I picked up a delta blade 4tpi from lowes, completely destroyed the package getting it out, put it on the wheels and didn’t fit. I already have the tension set to max to accommodate the 3/4” blade, but when I pull the tension handle it is nowhere near tight enough. The wheel bands look fine, I always release the tension when not in use. It’s just tight enough to roll on the wheels when spinning with my finger, but I would not dare turn it on. Has anybody or would it be possible I have a bad blade or do I need to look at getting into the nuts and bolts of the bandsaw? Personally I’m leaning t...

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