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Superior Tools Band Saw

This interesting little 12" band saw is unmarked except for the name "SUPERIOR TOOLS" on the lower wheel guard. The machine is 56" high on it's heavy cast iron base. The old blue paint is not original. Much green paint is showing through, which may be original.

Everything works, the blade tracks, and the 120 volt single phase motor runs. The machine was likely unused for a long time with the blade tensioned, leaving an imprint of the teeth on part of the tires. The blade is approx. 78" and, although there is a good deal of adjustment, a Craftsman 80" blade won't tension (too bad). A 2" shorter blade likely would work, since the 78" blade is near the top of the adjustment range.

closeup of the peculiar grease fitting on both upper and lower wheels.

rear view, showing the tension adjustment slide. The upper wheel pitch is adjusted by a screw hidden behind the tensioner screw.

The upper guard pivots back and the lower guard swings out for easy access for blade changes.

closeup of the table aligning pin which strengthens the table at the blade slot.

the unusual rear bearing on the upper blade guides.

The rear bearing disassembled.

closeup of the lower wheel guard.

Price: SOLD Buyer must pick up
This item can be safely stored until your next trip to Maryland

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Contact: Richard Van Vleck - Email: richard@americanartifacts.com

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