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Posted on Why would a band saw bog down?

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PeteStaehling

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#1 posted 02-06-2018 12:46 PM

I’d expect to have to take it pretty easy resawing with 1/2 HP on a 14” saw.

My 14” Delta bandsaw has a 1-1/2 HP motor and I still need to take it slow and easy when resawing some wood of much thickness. I do a lot of resawing and my setup works fine but if I rush it I can still bog it down fairly easily. I don’t think I’d be happy with 1/2 HP on my saw.


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