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Forum topic by Myles Standridge posted 12-08-2016 02:40 AM 645 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Myles Standridge

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12-08-2016 02:40 AM

I’m going to be moving soon and I have an 18” Laguna bandsaw. When I bought it used I got a small trailer and laid it on it’s back, now I’ll be moving everything so I’d like to keep it upright. I really don’t think it’ll be an issue as long as it’s stable, I believe that’s how they’re shipped from the factory.

Thanks
Myles

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 12-08-2016 03:03 AM

Sounds logical to me…

Just tie everything down… to stop ANY movement… on Everything…

Happy moving!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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mrbob

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#2 posted 12-08-2016 03:07 AM



Sounds logical to me…

Just tie everything down… to stop ANY movement… on Everything…

Happy moving!

- Joe Lyddon

There is no Happy moving!!

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#3 posted 12-08-2016 06:44 PM

mrbob

YES! ... For sure… But you can try to make it has good as you can… STILL HARD WORK… no matter what!

LOL :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 12-08-2016 07:51 PM

2 wheel band saws are pretty tippy. I prefer
to lay them down but if the saw is surrounded
by other stuff it will keep it from tipping over.

I’ve found strapping down top-heavy machines
is a lot of trouble. Anyway you do it just try
your best to think everything through well
beforehand, prepare, and you should be ok.

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#5 posted 12-08-2016 07:59 PM

Strap that sucker to the wall of the truck, and pack furniture and other stuff around it… you will be fine. Well, unless you get into an accident in route – but in that event, I doubt it would matter much if it was laying down or standing up :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#6 posted 12-08-2016 08:51 PM

Thanks guys, I assumed it would be fine as long as it stays upright. I plan on putting it in first with the back against the “wall”. I need to clean out the garage before putting the house on the market, I was planning on using a POD and storing the tools and misc. for a month or so but they don’t delivery to the place we’re moving to. So now my plan is to buy a 20’ enclosed trailer load it, store it, complete the move then re-sell it.

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