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Forum topic by woodman44 posted 45 days ago 409 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodman44

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45 days ago

Need a good quality bandsaw primarily for cutting logs Into bowl blanks and boards. Resaw height and motor power are imporant. I am in Michigan. Will travel a reasonable distance to pick up.
Thanks
Ken

-- Ken, Michigan


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TheWoodenOyster

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#1 posted 44 days ago

Craigslist my man. That is where I got my 1.5 hp, 220V, 12” resaw, 20” Powermatic 81. Cost me $1000. You may have to do some digging to find a big ole saw like that, but it will come.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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Loren

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#2 posted 44 days ago

Craigslist, ebay, machinery auction sites. OWWM.org has a
sub-forum for buy/sell.

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ChipByrd

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#3 posted 44 days ago

Here’s one you might want to check out:

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/tls/4559177244.html

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woodman44

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#4 posted 44 days ago

Thanks to all LJers who responded. Af ter investing a few months searching Craig’s List and other sites and not cinding a bandsaw that meets my needs I am going to take the advice of the majority who responded to my posting in the tools/equipment forum after I narrowed my choice to 3 bandsaws. I will pull the trigger and buy a new Grizzly G0555 by the 18th and use the veterans 5 percent coupon unless something comes up that is too good to pass up. The Grizz comes with most of the options I need and priced not that much more than a used saa with tbe same features plus it has a 5 year warrnty.

Thanks again for your suggestions.
Ken

-- Ken, Michigan

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