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Forum topic by Don Newton posted 11-11-2009 07:55 PM 4751 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-11-2009 07:55 PM

OK Lumberjocks…..Fine Woodworking (Winter 2009) has listed the Grizzly GO457 as “The last bandsaw you’ll ever need.” Does anyone agree or disagree?

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#1 posted 11-11-2009 08:02 PM

Does anyone know if this saw goes on sale?

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#2 posted 11-12-2009 05:13 PM

Dunno, but I have the Grizzly G0555X bandsaw (, and I’ve had nothing but good times with it. Best woodworking machine purchase I’ve made so far!

-- David A. P. -- Ars Arboris ("Art of the Tree") --

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#3 posted 11-12-2009 07:46 PM


Check out the lastest woodmagazine the G0457 is for sale for $795 + free shipping. You wont find it for a better deal than that. The only reason I would think you would need a bigger band saw would be to utilize thicker blades. Most of the carbide resaw blades don’t come in 3/4”. But the 14” will cut curves better with tiny blades than any 17” or larger.

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 02:31 AM

Was about to write a review on this one, I’ve had it about a year with no complaints. Grizzly usually has a summer sale and an Xmas sale. I think I paid about $775 last year, something like that.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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