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Forum topic by Keener posted 08-12-2009 07:06 PM 1236 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Keener

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08-12-2009 07:06 PM

i am having alot of cracks in my bandsaws. Shape is good tension is good, wheels r square, no crossline. M running a 6’ salem air strain/ sliverback. All gullet cracks.


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#1 posted 08-12-2009 07:21 PM

Is it tensioned too tight? Motor vibration?

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#2 posted 09-14-2009 04:21 PM

The possibility of cracks is the diameter of the wheels being too small and the blade thickness for that size of wheel.
I had troubles with a home made band saw with 11” wheels till I got some special thin blades

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