Re: need/want a new bandsaw
Scott.... I have the Grizzly GO 513X which I believe has been replaced by the 513X2. Looking at the 17 in Extreme Series it seems that it has a foot brake which I certainly would pay the added cost as my machines runs forever when you turn it off . It runs very smooth and will consistently rip 1/16 inch thick veneer from an eleven inch wide piece of american chestnut. I can't imagine what any similiar powered machine could do better than mine.
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