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Posted on Modifying a bandsaw

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bigblockyeti

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#1 posted 05-24-2017 05:16 PM

Sounds like it should work OK, I would go with an engine between 13hp & 15hp with a centrifugal clutch. I wouldn’t worry about the frame but I would install a stronger blade tensioning spring. I would also perform any modifications in such a way to be able to quickly and easily return the saws back to completely stock form. I would also purchase an extended warranty from the store.

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