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Forum topic by RWR posted 07-25-2008 01:59 AM 985 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RWR

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07-25-2008 01:59 AM

What kind of mobile bases do you guys like. I purchased a Shopfox mobile base and it was, in my opinion,
a piece of junk. Would appreciiate any feedback on your experiences with different bases. I am looking for
one to put my new Rikon bandsaw on to make it moveable.

-- Wayne


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 07-25-2008 03:25 AM

Here is the base that I put on my bandsaw. It is relatively cheap ($45.99) but you have to supply your own stretchers made from 1 1/2” hardwood.

But to tell you the truth the one I really prefer is the one I put on my drill press. I bought 4 casters at Lowe’s and used some off cut 2×4s to make the base. It is not pretty but it works.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Richard M. Petti

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#2 posted 07-25-2008 07:03 AM

Make your own and use a good set of wheels and two with locks.

-- Just believe and God will take care of the rest

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 07-25-2008 09:20 AM

Wayne, someone blogged a home made mobile base a couple of days ago.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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RWR

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#4 posted 07-25-2008 06:35 PM

Thanks guy’s….I think I will just make one myself after your input.

-- Wayne

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