My Mini-bandsaw - backyard. Metalcasting

Here is my bandsaw. These are often referred to as 4x6 bandsaws because that is the largest size (in inches) piece of material they can cut in the horizontal cutting position. These saws are available from a variety of retailers such as Harbor freight, Northern tools, Cummins Industrial, etc. and usually only differ in color and price.

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Harbor Freight 4x6 band saw; latest addition to the shop

I had a 25% off coupon from Harbor Freight so here are some pics of my latest addition to the shop. I have plenty of "odd" steel pieces laying around that will go through this 4x6 band saw to be made useable for machining on the lathe and mill. I checked the …

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4"x 6" Bandsaw Mods | Home Model Engine Machinist

Jul 28, 2012·4"x 6" Bandsaw Mods. Thread starter Seafood; Start date Jul 20, 2012; Help Support HMEM: S. Seafood Member. Joined Dec 29, 2011 Messages 6 Reaction score 6. Jul 20, 2012 #1 These are a few mods I've made to my saw for blade adjustment there are four allen screws on each guide I mill the slots a little deeper 5mm next is a mod to allow small ...

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Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw - MadModder

Apr 14, 2015·Re: Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw « Reply #19 on: May 14, 2013, 05:53:25 PM » And here is the final mod -- a couple of holes in the base to fit studs for using milling clamps -- they were drilled and tapped 3/8-16.

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4x6bandsawgroups.io | Topics

Elevating Plate - Correcting a Common Depth of Cut issue on a 4x6 Import Bandsaw I did a youtube video about fine tuning a 4x6 bandsaw. On my particular saw when you adjusted the blade guides properly it would not cut completely through the stock.

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DabblersLair: 4x6 Bandsaw modifications

Apr 25, 2017·Includes mods and machining on my mini-lathe and mini-mill, analog electronics, computers and microcontrollers and whatever else strikes my fancy. Tuesday, April 25, 2017. 4x6 Bandsaw modifications I recently completed some modifications to my Harbor Freight 4x6 bandsaw…

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4X6 Bandsaw - The Home Machinist! - chaski

May 07, 2010·4x6 blades need to be under 0.03" mostly to be flexible enough to go around the relatively small wheels on the bandsaw where 180D wrap occurs. Blade tension needs to be quite high, at a minimum 12,000 psi, 15-18,000 better. Those with experience with 4x6 generic metal cutters similar to the one sold by HF or pictured by

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Harbor Freight 4x6 Bandsaw Modifications - YouTube

Apr 09, 2014·Custom shop made lowering cylinder and valve for this saw: https:///watch?v=Ek8aLMH8uIoA slide show describing the many modifications I have d...

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!! Where the heck is that 4x6" bandsaw FAQ?? - Google Groups

Mar 30, 2000·A. Band saw blades can be installed wrong way, watch out! Make sure that the ... There is a picture of this mod on Chris Heapy's Web page. Reference. A user, writing on the subject of workholding in the 4x6, writes: ... > >who, sadly, doesn't own a 4x6 band saw anymore > > Am I overanalyzing this or am I hearing the aftermath of that > boot you ...

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Harbor Freight Bandsaw mods - Miller Welding Discussion Forums

Jul 24, 2005·So, I picked the $170 HF horiz/vert bandsaw. I can see how everyone's first mod is to make the stand less flimsy. However, my main concern is how easy it is for the blade to derail. If I give the work a bit too much pressure, the blade comes right off. Anyone here done any mods to fix this?

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I hate my 4X6 bandsaw... | BladeForums

Apr 21, 2009·I hate my 4X6 bandsaw... Discussion in 'Shop Talk - BladeSmith Questions and Answers' started by Patrice Lemée, Apr 11, 2009. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! ... I have a Jet and like it but have done some mods to make it user friendly and stop the blade from coming off.

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Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw - MadModder

Apr 14, 2015·Re: Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw « Reply #19 on: May 14, 2013, 05:53:25 PM » And here is the final mod -- a couple of holes in the base to fit studs for using milling clamps -- they were drilled and tapped 3/8-16.

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Harbor Freight 4x6 band saw; latest addition to the shop

I had a 25% off coupon from Harbor Freight so here are some pics of my latest addition to the shop. I have plenty of "odd" steel pieces laying around that will go through this 4x6 band saw to be made useable for machining on the lathe and mill. I checked the …

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4x6 Bandsaw adjustment | DSMtuners

Apr 19, 2012·4x6 Bandsaw adjustment Posted by Gamble97, Apr 16, 2012. Apr 16, 2012 #1. Gamble97 Freelancer. 2,648 60. ... 4x6 Bandsaw Mods check out these links i found garagejournal these band saws can be made/ modified into a much better unit ! 902 0 1 0.

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Horizontal Bandsaw Not Cutting Square

May 22, 2018·Older threads on 4x6 horizontals by users having access to tension gauges suggest that getting a random chinese 4x6 into the proper tension range will require an extender on the tension knob. google 4x6 bandsaw mods for sites devoted to these useful but limited machines (which will cut RR track in half IME).

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Harbor Freight 4x6 Bandsaw coupon $180 | Pirate 4x4

Oct 01, 2010·Bandsaw details Description of Central Machinery 93762 You'll be able to quickly and accurately cut up to 4" x 6" rectangular workpieces in the bandsaw's horizontal or vertical positions, and up to 4-1/2" round workpieces in the horizontal position. Choose from 3 speeds to cut everything from brass and aluminum to rugged alloy and tool steels.

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DabblersLair: 4x6 Bandsaw modifications

Apr 25, 2017·Includes mods and machining on my mini-lathe and mini-mill, analog electronics, computers and microcontrollers and whatever else strikes my fancy. Tuesday, April 25, 2017. 4x6 Bandsaw modifications I recently completed some modifications to my Harbor Freight 4x6 bandsaw…

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4x6 metal bandsaw stand/base and mods ... - Welding

Feb 27, 2014·Re: 4x6 metal bandsaw stand/base and mods ... by wquiles » Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:12 am For the new base and clamping "system", I wanted to …

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Harbor Freight Bandsaw mods - Forums - Miller Welding ...

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4 x 6 metal bandsaw mods - RC Groups

Jan 08, 2007·4 x 6 metal bandsaw mods In another thread we got into how to modify the basic import 4x6 metal cutting bandsaw to better serve our needs. This post is about a couple of mods I've done plus an accessory I've made to better use the saw in more ways.

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4×6 Bandsaw Cart | MachinistBlog

Nov 19, 2010·This is the roll-around stand I made for my late 80’s Taiwan-made 4×6 bandsaw, which is almost identical to the one Harbor Freight sells. It uses a Harbor Freight 3-shelf service cart with the top shelf turned upside down. I was a little worried about it being top-heavy so I replaced the original 5-inch casters with 3-inch ones mounted on outriggers made from pressure-treated 2x6s.

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WEN 3970T 4-by-6-Inch Metal-Cutting Band Saw with Stand ...

Automatic shut-off turns the band saw off after a cut has been completed Capable of operating in both vertical and horizontal positions Adjust the blade speed to 80, 120 or 200 feet per minute for compatibility with a variety of metals Beveling vise helps create cuts anywhere from 0 to 60 degrees Includes a …

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A Modified Stop plus Cut Line Indicator for a 4x6 ...

for a 4x6 Horizontal/Vertical Bandsaw, version 1.1 By R. G. Sparber Copyleft protects this document.1 No matter that I have been using this bandsaw for many decades, I still find minor areas for improvement. Recently I was cutting some small diameter rod and realized that the built in stop did not reach it. I also realized that the only way

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4"x 6" Bandsaw Mods | Home Model Engine Machinist

Jul 28, 2012·4"x 6" Bandsaw Mods. Thread starter Seafood; Start date Jul 20, 2012; Help Support HMEM: S. Seafood Member. Joined Dec 29, 2011 Messages 6 Reaction score 6. Jul 20, 2012 #1 These are a few mods I've made to my saw for blade adjustment there are four allen screws on each guide I mill the slots a little deeper 5mm next is a mod to allow small ...

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4x6 HF bandsaw motor - Weld Talk Message Boards

Apr 12, 2007·4x6 HF bandsaw motor 04-12-2007, 04:13 PM `Well, mine finally quit last night. ... My 4x6 motor stopped and caught fire and never tripped the braker. Mine was marked 3/4 hp but after getting it off and having a long discussion with some electrical engineers over at the yahoo 4x6 group, i found out it was a 1/3 hp just rated different by ...

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4×6 Bandsaw Cart | MachinistBlog

Nov 19, 2010·This is the roll-around stand I made for my late 80’s Taiwan-made 4×6 bandsaw, which is almost identical to the one Harbor Freight sells. It uses a Harbor Freight 3-shelf service cart with the top shelf turned upside down. I was a little worried about it being top-heavy so I replaced the original 5-inch casters with 3-inch ones mounted on outriggers made from pressure-treated 2x6s.

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