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Forum topic by Wingz posted 05-05-2016 02:04 PM 630 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Wingz

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05-05-2016 02:04 PM

I have an older (?) Craftsman 2-spd 14in bandsaw.

The unit I have looks just like this, other then the size. Same tilt, same style really all the way around:

I am trying to find info on the 14in (parts breakdowns, blade size, etc), but all I can find is the new round style, or really old units.

Anyone know anything about it?
Jeff


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Tommy Evans

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#1 posted 05-05-2016 02:29 PM

I have one of those, but have never seen a 14”.
That doesn’t mean there wasn’t one.

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#2 posted 05-05-2016 02:44 PM

Did you look on Sears parts and ereplacement?

-- mrg

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#3 posted 05-05-2016 03:16 PM

Please post a pic of your saw.

I have seen hundreds of the 12 inch models like the one you pictured over the years, but never one in that style that was 14 inch.

I’m very curious!

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Wingz

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#4 posted 05-05-2016 03:21 PM

Oddly, my dad and I have identical saws, both 14in. So I at least believe its not a one-off!! :)

Its a great saw, but mine was a abused a little by its former jockey (resawing barn timbers) so I want to go through and tear down and clean up /rebuild it.

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TMGStudioFurniture

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#5 posted 05-05-2016 06:28 PM

Just locate the model number of your saw, and do a google search. It’s not that complicated…

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/TMGStudioFurniture

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#6 posted 05-05-2016 11:37 PM

Let me look through my tool manuals I think I have one for that style saw.

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#7 posted 05-06-2016 12:01 AM

Mine is a 12” model sorry.

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#8 posted 05-06-2016 12:15 AM

I had a 12” and the lower wheel bearing went bad, now I liked the tilting frame instead of the table, but it was a junk saw as far as redoing bearings, and the motor is specialized to it an not available. So I sold it. Here is a fun video about that saw.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=832BnwMLeX0

-- Knowledge and experience equals Wisdom, Michael Frankowski

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