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Forum topic by Nevbob posted 03-16-2009 02:35 AM 623 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-16-2009 02:35 AM

Does anyone know of an easier method of detensioning the bandsaw blade? It gets tiresome turning the knob

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#1 posted 03-16-2009 02:40 AM

Try this:

http://www.woodcraft.com/product.aspx?ProductID=142671&FamilyID=3932

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#2 posted 03-16-2009 02:53 AM

Here is a post by Blake that demonstrates how he made his own quick release for his bandsaw.

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#3 posted 03-16-2009 02:57 AM

Thanks

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#4 posted 03-17-2009 09:28 PM

Thanks for the mention Scott. I love my de-tensioner:

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