|Forum topic by Tom148||posted 12-21-2013 02:21 AM||708 views||0 times favorited||1 reply|
12-21-2013 02:21 AM
I have had a Ridgid 14 inch bandsaw for a few years and it worked just OK. It had a lot of vibration which made it NG for tight work and it would bog down. So I recently did some upgrades. First a friend gave me a 1 1/2 hp motor that fit perfectly. I got a six inch riser block kit which really opens up the cut hieght and a good fence. But it still vibrated like crazy. So I decided to get a link belt drive….still vibrated. So I bought stick on wheel balancing weights in 1/4 oz size and set about balancing the band wheels.
It was a simple process. I marked four quadrants on each wheel and gave it a lig
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