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Offline purple otter

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New old band saw
« on: May 07, 2017, 04:13:22 pm »
I took a little road trip to pick up this beauty to add to my shop. 1911 American Sawmill Machinery  band saw. 

 
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2017, 04:27:07 pm »
Really, really nice! Good find.
I'm thinking......

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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2017, 05:42:05 pm »
Nice
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 06:07:26 am »
Good saws. Looks a lot like my Cresent.

 

 
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 01:43:34 pm »
Listen carefully.........it's whispering to you that it wants to live at my place.  :laugh:
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 06:00:56 pm »
Thanks, now I need a bigger bandsaw..... ::)

Nice find.
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2017, 05:27:14 pm »
Nice saw.  I just picked up a 30" Yates American Y30 Snowflake bandsaw about a month ago.  2850 lbs. of awesome.
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Re: New old band saw
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2017, 09:33:39 pm »
Thanks guys. This saw was advertised as a 24"er , but when I noticed 8 spokes instead of 6 I took a chance and went for the 4 hour ride to look at it . Sure enough it is a 27"er. I want to start working on it,but I have to finish the jointer first.
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