18" Rikon bandsaw tire recommendation

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Forum topic by mbs posted 10-01-2013 03:05 PM 817 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-01-2013 03:05 PM

The tires on my bandsaw are cracked and need to be replaced. What brand do you recommend?


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#1 posted 08-15-2013 11:47 PM

i’d get them from iturra. he’s a great resource, in addition to supplying first rate products. not the least expensive out there, but with each order comes one of his catalogs, which is almost a primmer on band saw use.

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 01:04 AM

Look on eBoy for the red urethane. Soak in coffee temp hottish water for a couple of minutes and have a buddy with strong hands. Both of you arm yourself with a small screwdriver.Put’em on like you do a belt or bicycle chain.. 3/4 on, grab the screwdrivers, slide from both sides, meet in the middle.
They came in a box from Florida with nothing but the tyres . They’re all about the same anyway.
You don’t need adhesives or any of that. Clean the rims really really good.

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 04:15 AM

Thanks for the tips.

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