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Been  hunting for a big bandsaw for a while. Anything decent goes quick, and even reliant knock offs are going for $300. Found this down in Rhode Island, about  10 years old, bought it from the original owner.  Guy only used it for woodwork. I think I'm going to do a DC conversion with a treadmill motor and make it a dedicated metal saw

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Yeah thats a killer deal.

Why the motor conversion? Do the original wood type set ups bind up real easy?

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I forgot to add the suckage part. Grabbed it for $200!!

 

The motor conversion is so that I can slow it down enough to cut steel. If you run a dimmer switch type dealio it lowers the power and the 1/2 HP motor will stall in the thicker cuts. A 2.5 HP treadmill motor with pulse wave modulation lets the motor get full juice at any speed. 

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Too bad the blades are so expensive and dull quickly even with lube.

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hmm good to know. I never thought about it running too fast being an issue, but I figured the motors were under powered. Guess an oxycetalene is coming next for me than.

Keep us updated on the motor swap.

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Interesting with the treadmill motor, I figured a guy would turn down a new pulley or to to do a conversion to a metal saw, thats what ive seen folks do.

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On Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11:46 PM, joe amyde said:

Too bad the blades are so expensive and dull quickly even with lube.

Whys that? Ive had good luck with my bandsaws, might not be using them right

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