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Dust problem with switch

Dust problem with switch

06-05-2019 01:15 AM by Jim Finn | 7 comments »

I like the Bosch saw a lot but after about a year the switch started sticking closed and I had to unplug the saw to make it stop. I blew it out with compressed air and that fixed it …for a few months. After the third time , today, I wrapped the switch in seran wrap, hoping to keep the dust out of this switch. I hope this works.

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Small 9" bandsaw from Grizzly

Small 9" bandsaw from Grizzly

09-03-2018 02:37 PM by Jim Finn | 6 comments »

I have a 14” bandsaw, that is set up for resawing, but I needed another to make small toys. I purchased this saw this year and have used it a lot. I run 3/16” blades on it cutting small toys requiring curves. It works well and the only issue I have had is, one of the guide bearings failed. I replaced it with a sealed bearing that I bought from a local bearing shop for $7. The saw comes with shielded guide bearings, as do many saws, but sealed bearings are better. I not...

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