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Forum topic by Monty Queen posted 837 days ago 826 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Monty Queen

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837 days ago

Lumberjocks i finally purchased a bandsaw talking about it for three years. I got a G0457 bandsaw from grizzly. I asked a few of you a couple of years ago what kind i should get. And most people said a 17 in bandsaw. I thought about it through out the years and decided to get a 14 inch. The main reason was the size of my shop. I did not want to croud it no more then it is. The G0457 is wired for 220 it has a lot of power. I received it last Thursday and put it together Saturday. It is a awesome saw. I purchased a wood slicer blade and put it on and it cuts wood so clean. i had no problems with shipping. The only issue i had, Grizzly they did not put a manual in the box. I downloaded a manual from Grizzly. I am very pleased with my saw.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#1 posted 837 days ago

Congrats on your new saw. I need to add a bandsaw to my arsenal, it’s about the only thing my sho is missing now.

-- John, BC, Canada

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 836 days ago

Monty, you will just love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great choice….............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 836 days ago

Congrats on your purchase. Hard to go wrong with Grizzly. They are not perfect but they do seem to take care of any problems that arise.I have a G0 513 bandsaw of theirs.


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#4 posted 836 days ago

Congrats, and enjoy your new saw. It’s always gr8 gettin some new machinery, and/or tool of some sort. I’m sure you’ll be very happy with it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 836 days ago

Congrats Monty, I hope you get much enjoyment out of your new bandsaw. I know some are going to faint, but for the work I do my bandsaw is more important than my ts.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#6 posted 836 days ago

Congrats on the new saw. You will have lots of fun with it for sure.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 835 days ago

congrats Qmoney just dont try to cut up everything in the shop now! LOL…


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#8 posted 835 days ago

Looks like you now have to make at least one bandsaw box to get into the club! Congratulations!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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