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LesB

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#1 posted 02-02-2018 07:19 PM

The guides and blocks are only to make sure the blade is not deflected too much. If it is properly aligned and tensioned there should not be a lot of contact with the side guides. I have had roller bearings on my saw for 8 years with no problem. My previous saw had blocks and they did show some wear (they were not ceramic).

Look at this video on setting up band saws. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGbZqWac0jU

-- Les B, Oregon


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