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Bandsaw mill

Postby Banjo » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:18 pm

I am seriously thinking about getting a bandsaw. Any one who have any good advice on which is the best for the money?
Right now I am leaning towards a Norwood frontier OS27.
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby M-5 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:42 pm

Banjo wrote:I am seriously thinking about getting a bandsaw. Any one who have any good advice on which is the best for the money?
Right now I am leaning towards a Norwood frontier OS27.

Redbullbreeder bought one last year message him
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby Red Bull Breeder » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:59 pm

Most of the norwood mills I looked seemed pretty light. I bought a woodmizer lt15. Bigger the motor the faster they saw.
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby skyhightree1 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:50 pm

guy that does mine has a lt50 ive always wanted one but for fear of building too many buildings and having no trees left I feel better knowing I have to pay someone to mill my lumber
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby greybeard » Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:30 am

skyhightree1 wrote:guy that does mine has a lt50 ive always wanted one but for fear of......having no trees left ...

Trees are evil......same as serpents. Remember that.
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby ddd75 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:59 am

i would also suggest a woodmizer.
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby skyhightree1 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:06 am

greybeard wrote:
skyhightree1 wrote:guy that does mine has a lt50 ive always wanted one but for fear of......having no trees left ...

Trees are evil......same as serpents. Remember that.


I agree but my place would look really crazy without trees
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby ERNIBIGB » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:06 am

I have owned 2 Woodmizers and been around several others, mostly Woodmizer. They are built well but as with most anything else there are a few things that could be improved. They are not difficult to maintain and hold their resale value very well. I would highly suggest getting the LT28 or up. The smaller ones look to be too lightweight. Logs are "heavy".
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby fasttommy » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:46 pm

Timberking is another to look at. The folks that have sawed lumber for us had one of those.
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Re: Bandsaw mill

Postby Banjo » Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:45 pm

Thanks guys, I'm gonna go look at a used one that a guy has for 4500. It has a 20 hp Honda engine. Ithink it was built by the Amish. They built and sold several a few years back.
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