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Forum topic by rantingrich posted 10-17-2014 03:55 PM 724 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-17-2014 03:55 PM

After long though and pinched here to save there over a Bandsaw, I have decided to get a G0555LX 14” Deluxe Bandsaw instead of trying to save a few TROUBLESOME buck getting a Sears 14”

I would have to get a Rip Fence and a Miter Gauge for the Sear and chances are I would have to fiddle around with the e=sears to make it cute true.

Seems the Grizzly Company shes some great specials and a lot of free shiiping

-- Rich

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#1 posted 10-17-2014 04:29 PM

I have basically the same saw, but the anniversary edition. If you have any desire to resaw at all (which is a good way to save wood instead of planing away a lot of it), get the riser block now.

The stock fence isn’t tall enough for resawing, but you can easily add an auxiliary fence to it that’s 5-6” tall to make it useful.

The blade it comes with are OK, but nothing special. I believe it’s a 3/8” blade? I got a 1/4” for curves and a 1/2” for straight/resaw cuts and it’s much better.

Make sure you watch the Snodgrass video on setting it up. It really does work.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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#2 posted 10-17-2014 06:10 PM

You chose a good band saw. My LX has served me well.
Get good blades.


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#3 posted 10-17-2014 08:49 PM

Hopefully I am not too late…
Consider the Steel City 50114:

699 at woodraft – But you can get HD to price match if (you need to call) buy discount gift cards (save 10% more).

You will get a bandsaw with 12’ resaw, 1.5 HP….

This is I believe the best deal on a bandsaw at the moment.
I am ordering one.

Good luck

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