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Forum topic by IHRedRules posted 08-12-2014 10:37 PM 606 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-12-2014 10:37 PM

I have a cheap-o craftsman band saw and want to upgrade, I found this one, what do you think? It has a 1/2 hp motor and he will go down to 395. My quick research shows they seem to be closer to the 250 price range, but this looks clean so I wonder if it is worth the cost. Anything to look for if I go look at it?

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#1 posted 08-12-2014 10:56 PM

Why not offer him three hundred bucks cash I would? Alistair or wait and get a bigger one .That is if you need a bigger one of course . I would LOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 08-12-2014 11:08 PM

Thanks, I had offered 350 and 395 is as low as he would go. Maybe my best bet is to wait and if it doesn’t sell after a while, make another offer and see if he will accept it. I guess you don’t usually get a good deal by jumping for the first thing you see and taking their asking price.

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#3 posted 08-12-2014 11:21 PM

I have 2 bandsaws, one identical to the 14” listed. Great solid machine . The one listed looks really clean and well kept. It’s better quality than anything new, in it’s class.

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