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Forum topic by Sandra posted 559 days ago 706 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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559 days ago

For anyone interested, I have another thread going on about my BusyBee bandsaw and a return issue. The thread just had a response from Hanif Balolia, VP of BusyBee Tools.

Incidentally, founder of Grizzly Industrial is Shiraz Balolia.

FYI,
Sandra

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.


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#1 posted 559 days ago

just read the other post
and the response you got from them

glad things are working in your court
and not just theirs

now it’s up to you
sargent sandra preston

(do you think its the red coat
and the wide brimmed hat)

that got them to see
you are not just a ditzy housewife ?

(we can save that discussion for later) lol

-- 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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#2 posted 559 days ago

Naw, I think it’s my sparkling wit…... As far as disclosing my profession on LJ, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Can I have a do-over?

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#3 posted 559 days ago

I find your issue and the connection between the two companies very intriguing. I just had a similar issue with a grizzly jointer (http://lumberjocks.com/topics/44981 ). I did not unpack mine as far as you got with yours, but it was pretty evident in the box that there were issues. Grizzly’s customer service did not put me through the headache you endured luckily.

I would assume if they are basically the same company that they may be manufactures in the same plant. I wonder if Grizzly/Busy Bee have a bad batch of machines coming off the line.

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#4 posted 559 days ago

Marcus, there have been a few threads about this, but nothing confirmed. Seems like the brother connection is reasonable though.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#5 posted 559 days ago

you can have whatever you want sandra

we are proud to know you
however you present yourself

-- 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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#6 posted 559 days ago

Or maybe not. I just looked up your bandsaw and shows Taiwan as the country of origin. It also shows that it is powder coated and not painted. But the looks of your pictures and the “damage”, I would guess that your machine is painted and not powder coated as well.

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