Porter-Cable 14" 10-Amp Bandsaw

Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Porter-Cable
Model:
PCB330BS
Price:
$449

Description

14-in 10-Amp Band Saw

•Two operating speeds: 1630/2730 FPM for different materials
•16' x 16" Cast Iron table provides a large support work surface
•Large cabinet-style stand with storage
•Tilting Table up to 45 degrees right for bevel cutting

Cutting Capacity Height (Inches) 6.0
Amps (Amps) 10.0
Throat Depth (Inches) 14.0
Table Size (Length) (Inches) 16.0
Table Size (Width) (Inches) 16.0
Table Material Cast Iron
Table Tilt Range Left (Degrees) 0.0
Table Tilt Range Right (Degrees) 45.0
Horsepower (HP) 1.5
Speed Capability 2.0
Voltage (Volts) 115.0
Built-In Light No
Dust Blower No
Package Contents Band Saw, blade, sawdust port, miter gauge, stand, power cord hooks, wrench, manual
UL Safety Listing Yes
CSA Safety Listing No
ETL Safety Listing No
Color/Finish Gray/Black
Maximum Blade Width 1/2"
Minimum Blade Width 1/8"
Maximum Blade Length 94
Minimum Blade Length 92
Motor Type Induction
Micro Adjust Blade Guides Bottom Yes
Micro Adjust Blade Guides Top Yes
Frame Material Cast Iron
Motor Bearings Ball
Dust Chute Yes
Dust Chute Diameter(OD) (Inches) 2.5
Table height From Floor (Inches) 42.5

Reader Reviews

Good saw for the money

Review Summary

I purchased this band saw because I did not want to spend the money on a table top and it appeared to be a good value for the money. I have had no problems and although it required adjustments out of the box it was fairly easy to accomplish. It will use any type of blades sized to fit this saw. It is powerful enough and has cut everything I have attempted thus far. This band saw has more potential and features than I have utilized thusfar, however, I am very happy with my purchase.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Great Budget Band Saw

Review Summary

I got into woodworking a year ago and have been building up my power tool inventory, with this band saw being my latest addition. There are better band saws out there, but this one is an excellent value at this price point.
Lowes recently dropped the price to $420.00 where I am located, so it turned out to be an even better buy. Comments: -Initial setup of the base cabinet is a bit of a pain, but it's a one time thing that you deal with and it's done. -Tuning is fairly straight forward and easy to do -Power switch is responsive; spin-up and spin-down times are quick. -With a 1.5 hp electric motor, this machine provides plenty of power for my needs. -At 16"x16", the table provides a decent amount of work space for basic cuts. -DOES NOT come with a fence, you will need to purchase and install your own -Wheel compartment doors snap shut nicely and don't rattle. -Comes with a 3/8" blade installed Overall, this band saw is a great value. If I had more cash to burn for a band saw, I think I'd still settle on this Porter Cable model.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Perfect for my needs.

Review Summary

This is my first band saw so nothing to compare it to however, it works really well and I use very good quality blades. John

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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