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Studio Pro Bandsaw Replacement Blade

Studio Pro Bandsaw Replacement Blade

Item# 7375
Excellent product!, July 1, 2010 5 stars
Pros
Cuts smooth and fast. I justify the high price because my blades always break before they wear out and the free replacements arrive days after I send in the broken blade. I always keep a backup so I can work between blades!
Cons
None, really.
Other Thoughts
If you consistently break blades, you are most likely adjusting the tension too tight.
Diamond Elite Bandsaw

Diamond Elite Bandsaw

Item# 738002
2 of 4 found the following review helpful:
Could have been a good product . . ., July 1, 2010 2 stars
Pros
It works.
Cons
Cheap construction throughout. A cheap skateboard bearings rusted solid in a few months of use, the table is way out of flat, the cheesy plastic cover door has warped to the point I needed install a screw to hold in the bottom of it, the wheels are wobbly enough that the saw vibrates at top speed, the "work light" is a joke. The only attempt by the manufacturer to control water spraying and dripping everywhere is a piece of sponge that gets stuffed into a little metal channel. Once you start a cut the paper-thin warped table resonates with enough noise to wake the dead. All the internal parts that are constantly exposed to water are now solid rust. I've been using this saw on a daily basis for three years now and during the first three months it spent most of its time in the shop for repairs and necessary modifications.
Other Thoughts
For a beginner or somebody who will use the saw only on occasion, it might do. For the professional, forget it. Too bad there isn't a really good saw on the market.
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joined:Mar 09, 2006
location:FORESTVILLE, CA US
display name:hiloguy