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Forum topic by elroyy posted 06-28-2011 02:07 AM 2692 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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elroyy

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06-28-2011 02:07 AM

Hi, Longtime “lurker” first time poster. I’ve got the chance to buy locally a Jet 14” bandsaw, JBS 14MW, with riser block and an extra “resaw” blade. The saw seems to be in pretty good shape but I can’t find any info on it, save one crappy amazon.com review. It’s $150 and, as far as I can tell, unless it’s absolutely junk, should be worth the price.

Any thoughts or comments? I would appreciate feedback.

Thanks,

Jeff

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#1 posted 06-28-2011 05:12 AM

For $150 it should be a good buy…

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 06-28-2011 09:19 AM

Considering what the saw is going for new it sounds like a good deal,
but then you don’t know until you actually see it. It’s certainly worth
the gas money to see if it’s in good shape.
I googled “Jet JBS 14MW” and found a lot of good info in the form of
forum posts including several from LumberJocks and SawMill Creek,
two pretty darn good forums. Here is just one of them:
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/7566
Keith

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#3 posted 07-02-2011 04:31 AM

Guys, Thanks very much. I picked it up tonight and it’s very clean, runs well, in balance. Really nice guy and he even gave me 2 10” Freud D1040A Table Saw blades, because he doesn’t like Freud Blades. Great find all around. Going to get the neighbor to help me unload it and set it up in the AM!

Again, thanks!

-- "Without lethality, it's just a parade."

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