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Forum topic by Barbancourt posted 12-07-2012 07:33 PM 1304 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Barbancourt

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12-07-2012 07:33 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw

Does anyone have any experience with mobile bases for the Rkon 18” bandsaw? Any good ones? Any to avoid? Thanks for the input.


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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 12-07-2012 10:06 PM

I have the 14” 10-325, so I can’t really help. But here’s a bump up the pulse page. “Bout all I can do. Good luck!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-07-2012 10:19 PM

I was trying to avoid this post ‘cuz I wuz turnin’ Green with jealousy! Just like Randy, I have the 10-325. I love it but bigger-is-better is tuggin’ at me!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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toolie

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 02:40 AM

i have the predecessor 10-340. it’s on an htc 1000, and it’s awful. the 1000 i have is a holdover from a jet 18” bandsaw i was recently (and thankfully) was relieved of by a pretentious wanna be woodworker tool snob. when i’m ready top change bases, i’m going with one of these:

http://www.woodcraft.com/product/2080750/33126/woodriver-universal-mobile-base-hardware-kit.aspx

http://www.grizzly.com/products/Universal-Mobile-Base/T23376

i’ve even seen applications of these bases where the wheeled corners are bolted directly to the metal base of the saw, saving about as much room as can be saved.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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Straightbowed

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 03:48 AM

I built my own with 3 pcs of baltic birch screwed together with casters and storage and all thread rod for stabilizing easy works great and is heavy duty

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#5 posted 12-08-2012 03:49 AM

I will send a pic tommorow

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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