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Forum topic by rosewood posted 08-24-2009 05:45 PM 712 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rosewood

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08-24-2009 05:45 PM

Hi Guys,

Anyones here know the link where i can get second hand Bandsaw ? or LJ’s member who need to get rid of the old ones and change with new ones ? Max Cutting Height 200mm (8”) or what is available,
i will take any conditions,
thanks,

Rosewood,

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John Gray

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#1 posted 08-24-2009 10:25 PM

CRAIGSLIST.COM

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mmh

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#2 posted 08-25-2009 01:40 AM

Since most are made in China or Taiwan, I’d assume you could get a new one easier than from the USA.

Go to http://www.alibaba.com to connect to an Asian source. They have quite a selection of band saws and break the sources down to the country of origin. I don’t know what the quality is, but at least they are willing to sell One Piece and shipping should be reasonable since you are close by.

Any other suggestions guys?

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gdickey76

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#3 posted 08-26-2009 06:28 AM

Look out for an old one. I really love mine. Depends on what you desire really. I have an old 18” Oliver from 1923. The older ones are simple, SOLID, easy to work on, smooth and quiet, and made in the USA. It took me a long time to find mine, but they come up now and then. Talk to the guys on www.owwm.com, they can give you a lot of advice on machinery. Join there online forum, and just ask some questions. My advice is buy an older used machine in good condition. I really am a big proponent of good quality equipment. The older used stuff is going cheap nowdays. With a little TLC its way better than the new stuff. Look for brands like Walker-Turner, old Delta, Oliver, Yates, Davis and Wells. Just be patient, there out there.

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rosewood

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#4 posted 08-26-2009 02:32 PM

Thanks lots guy,
and yes i like American products, my old harley and willys jeep are American made, they’ve been my friends for my whole live,

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 08-26-2009 02:56 PM

It will take some time to find a use American Made Bandsaw but they is out there.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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