14" Delta 28-276 Bandsaw

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Forum topic by BrianC87 posted 04-17-2013 12:57 AM 5623 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-17-2013 12:57 AM

Sorry to bother everyone with another craisglist question. I found this bandsaw on craigslist and was wondering if it was a good model and deal. They are asking $225 and it looks to be in good conditon. Would this be a good deal or should I pass?

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 01:10 AM

Looks like the standard delta 14 inch bandsaw. The price is fair regardless, but check for condition, cracked castings, obvious signs of abuse, etc.

Does it come with a fence, upgraded guide blocks or a riser block? These items would increase the value.

How about a mobile base?

Good luck!


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#2 posted 04-17-2013 01:10 AM

I would say you should check it out. 14” delta band saws in my area on CL run anywhere from $300 to over $500.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

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#3 posted 04-17-2013 01:21 AM

Sounds like a decent price…I’ve had a couple of these and once you get them set-up right they will serve you well plus accessories are easy to get. As said earier just check it for abuse.

-- Travis Oliver - Luthier and Furniture builder...Thanks dad and grandpa for teaching me how to build it and fix it

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#4 posted 04-17-2013 01:23 AM

It doesn’t have a fence or any other upgrades except a mobile base. It sounds like it hasn’t had much use since he bought it in 2009.

I noticed it seemed to have mixed reviews elsewhere but most of them seemed to be issues right out of the box in assembly. I kinda assume that it doesn’t have those issues but I suppose that could be the reason it didn’t get much use.

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#5 posted 04-17-2013 01:36 AM

Well I just called the guy and it sold already. Seems to be the luck I’ve been having. I guess i need to start trusting my intincts and jump on what looks like a good deal. Thanks for the advice everyone.

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