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Forum topic by jkid posted 06-15-2015 02:55 AM 568 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jkid

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06-15-2015 02:55 AM

Good afternoon, evening, morning ( what ever ) Brand new here, just signed up. Thank you in advance to all with advice for my following problem. I just puchase a Craftsman 12” bandsaw # 103.0103 (circa 1950 ish), It runs, has both upper & lower guides but the tires have been replaced and they are too thick. The blade is off center and drags against the guide, the guides have no lateral adjustments. I have looked on-line for thinner tires but can’t locate any.
Photographs to follow iif I can figure that out. Thanks again


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sawdust703

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#1 posted 06-15-2015 02:00 PM

Go to the craftsman website & do a search on your serial number. You should be able to come up w/new ones. A friend of mine gave me a 12” bs that he’d bought new, never used. But he’d let it set in his Quonset several years open & uncovered. The tires had rotted off, & it needed some other parts. I found them all on the Craftsman site. Good luck, & enjoy your saw!

-- Sawdust703

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jkid

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#2 posted 06-16-2015 12:20 AM

Sawdust703 thanks for the suggestion, have tried that, craftsman & sears don’t have any information on that old of a saw.

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#3 posted 06-16-2015 12:41 AM

[PDF]Craftsman 12 Inch Band Saw Model No. 103.0103

www.guidesandtutorials.net/oldtools/pubs/cr12BandSaw-103.0103.pdf

Try this

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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