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Posted on How do I interpret the tension spring on a Jet 14" bandsaw

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#1 posted 06-22-2010 06:33 PM

The most accurate way is to use a band saw tension gauge. Other wise, crank the handle to the middle of the blade size on the cover, then run a test piece of lumber and check for drift, tighten if necessary. Make sure your rollers or blocks are also properly set.

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