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Forum topic by Aric posted 06-28-2017 02:29 PM 1031 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Aric

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06-28-2017 02:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw band saw rockwell resaw 28-3x0 28-340 black walnut

Hello all I am new to woodworking and I am starting to build my arsenal of tools. I stumbled upon this band saw on C-list and was wondering if it is actually as good of a deal as it looks…

https://bend.craigslist.org/tls/6196180060.html

It looks beat up but I feel like with a good clean and tune up it would be an excellent saw.

Also on craigslist I stumbled upon a load (about a thousand pounds for $100!) of black walnut “scraps” from a milling project someone did. I plan on doing a ton of resawing with this saw. Let me know your thoughts!

Thank you so much!


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Loren

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#1 posted 06-28-2017 03:32 PM

While you’re wondering if it’s a good
deal somebody else is buying it.

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#2 posted 06-28-2017 07:28 PM

Go get the saw and start making dust.

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#3 posted 06-28-2017 07:39 PM

IMO it is a great deal for $300 if it runs.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#4 posted 06-28-2017 08:52 PM

I have the 28-3×0…....its bombproof,,,,,

at that price….its probably gone

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#5 posted 06-28-2017 09:09 PM

Get off here and go get it!

-- Grayson - South Carolina

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#6 posted 06-29-2017 02:14 AM

Run don’t walk. Otherwise it will be gone.

-- mrg

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#7 posted 06-29-2017 02:45 AM

rule #5
http://www.owwm.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=158513

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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