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Forum topic by JoeinGa posted 05-13-2013 11:37 AM 814 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-13-2013 11:37 AM

http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/3801586498.html

This popped up on the Knoxville CL today. Pretty cool old bandsaw. Looks like you could have cut a house in half with it!

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#1 posted 05-13-2013 12:01 PM

with out the top wheel, its a boat anchor

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#2 posted 05-13-2013 12:37 PM

I’ll bet you could find an old wagon wheel and put on there :)

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#3 posted 05-13-2013 12:40 PM

Or a big wheel of cheddar…

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#4 posted 05-13-2013 01:45 PM

Someone into OWWM will snap it up, maybe not for $600. It definitely is NOT a boat anchor. Parts are out there.

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#5 posted 05-13-2013 02:01 PM

Looks like a good project saw if they lower the price to a reasonable range. The parts may be around some
where, but it will take a while to find them, and/or make them.

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#6 posted 05-13-2013 02:10 PM

A lot of the saws that old had wood wheels, like
wagon wheels sort of.

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#7 posted 05-13-2013 09:29 PM

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#8 posted 05-13-2013 09:36 PM

Somebody probably nicked the ornate top wheel to use
as home decor.

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