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Forum topic by Golfisher posted 12-19-2018 12:00 AM 363 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Golfisher

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12-19-2018 12:00 AM

I had a 1/4” blade get pinched and jump off bandsaw wheels. There were no real kinks just some slight bends that to the eye I was unable to readily straighten. Do I dare use the blade again or should I consider it shot?

-- Golfisher, NY


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#1 posted 12-19-2018 01:09 AM

Use it. Worst case it breaks. I keep a repair kit around for when that happens.

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wncguy

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#2 posted 12-19-2018 02:09 PM

Rich – what does your repair kit consist of… is it for fixing the weld joint?

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#3 posted 12-19-2018 04:27 PM


Rich – what does your repair kit consist of… is it for fixing the weld joint?

- wncguy

I got it on Lee Valley. It’s a metal jig for holding the blade while you solder it along with a small amount of silver solder. Really easy to do and only requires a propane torch. I’ve only used it twice, but neither of the repairs has failed.

-- Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill. -- Shinichi Suzuki

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