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darren665

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Topic tags/keywords: northfield bandsaw

Hi everyone, I inherited a Northfield 36” HD band saw that my dad had to get out of his shop. She is a beauty and pretty much new, but I don’t think I will fully utilize her in the long term. My shop is too small. Is there anyone that would be interested in it let me know. Thanks. Darren

-- Darren,Victoria,http://www.bertuccio.ca


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patron

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#1 posted 800 days ago

what a fine tool

i would love to have one

but 3 phase
and money
preclude it

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-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bertha

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#2 posted 800 days ago

Dream saw for the right guy/gal.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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David

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#3 posted 800 days ago

If I brought that home I would be sleeping in the shop.

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey http://davidwahl.org/category/woodworking/

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#4 posted 800 days ago

That would do a custom lowering job on my pickup as well as my bank account, but I wish I had a shop to
put it in. Thank you for upping the drool factor here.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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xwingace

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#5 posted 799 days ago

Yeah what those guys said. If I had the space for it I’d be all over it like a cheap suit!

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#6 posted 799 days ago

try a ship yard or truss company.

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Loren

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#7 posted 799 days ago

Those saws are so heavy you may have a hard time finding a
buyer interested enough to give you a price you like and
in the hassle of moving it. I have seen 36” saws for sale for
months on Craigslist for $500 with no takers. That said,
ask on the OWWM.com forums because some of those
collectors have both the equipment and desire to acquire
and move such heavy machines.

Anyway, it’s a beauty to be sure.

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kizerpea

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#8 posted 799 days ago

my saw is 34’’ have about $1000. invested…wouldn,t take $10,000 for it…that northfield motor is outboard..easy to change..most of the moak an tinnawitz. are direct drive so if it,s three ph ur stuck.

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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William

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#9 posted 799 days ago

I’d love to own it. I have the room for it. I could make good use of it.

Now the problem is the money. I’m positive, would bet money on it, that it cost way more than I could possibly afford.

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#10 posted 799 days ago

PM sent

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#11 posted 799 days ago

I had a strange feeling that MedicKen might show up, on this one ;-)

Saw like that comes in real handy, when you have to cut down kitchen cabinets and stuff LOL !

-- -- Neil

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Loren

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#12 posted 799 days ago

OOhh.. now I want it too if he does.

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#13 posted 792 days ago

location?

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darren665

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#14 posted 792 days ago

I am Victoria B.C.

-- Darren,Victoria,http://www.bertuccio.ca

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#15 posted 791 days ago

And I thought my 12” jointer was a handfull !

-- If the old masters had power tools, they would have used them. So get off your damn High Horse.

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