Grizzly G0513 17" Bandsaw

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# Motor: 2 HP, 110V/220V, single-phase,
# TEFC capacitor start induction, 60 Hz,
# prewired 220V
# Amps: 20/10
# RPM: 1725
# Power transfer: Belt drive
# Precision ground cast iron table
# Table size: 17" x 17" x 1-1/2" thick
# Table tilt: 10° left, 45° right
# Floor to table height: 37-1/2"
# Cutting capacity/throat: 16-1/4" left of blade
# Maximum cutting height: 12"
# Blade size: 131-1/2" long
# Blade sizes available: 1/8" - 1" wide
# 2 blade speeds: 1700 & 3500 FPM
# Wheels: fully balanced cast aluminum with polyurethane tires
# Wheel covers: preformed steel
# Blade guides: Euro-style roller disc with full enclosure protection
# Bearings: sealed and permanently lubricated
# Overall size: 73" H x 32" W x 32" D
# Approximate shipping weight: 342 lbs

WOOD magazine review

Value-priced 17" bandsaw

Review Summary

High points: This bandsaw has all the bells and whistles of saws costing up to $150 more, including a quick-release blade tensioner. Disc-style blade guides lock in place with thumbscrews instead of setscrews. Low points: Slow blade speed and light wheels make this the slowest-cutting saw in the test. In our extreme power test (15 pounds of feed force), the G0513 struggled, but completed the cut. More points: The blade-tension scale is marked from 1 to 10, instead of by blade width.
For example, you may have to tension a 1"-wide blade to "8" on the scale instead of the traditional 1" mark.

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