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Posted on Thinking of adding a riser block to my old Jet bandsaw, Advice?

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#1 posted 05-18-2018 01:38 AM

I think it depends on your motor hp. I had a 3/4hp 14” Delta with riser and found it was underpowered for tall cuts if you do lots of them (slow). I ended up selling it and finding a saw with more hp to mill bigger logs with. What is the kit cost vs new saw cost, soon you may be upgrading the motor…

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