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Old 10-12-2021, 04:08 PM
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I didn't have on on my build, but if I ever build again, I'll get one.

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I second that. A good thing to have. If I had one it would speed up my build for a least two weeks
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Old 10-12-2021, 04:23 PM
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i got a cheap WEN off amazon, wood blade that came with it cut aluminum fine.
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Old 10-12-2021, 05:44 PM
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I have the WEN band saw as well. I also got a Lenox 13tpi blade, and it cuts through metals like butter. The stock blade worked, but required a bit more clean up after.

I did a blog post that has a picture of the blade here
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Old 10-12-2021, 09:52 PM
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I didn't have on on my build, but if I ever build again, I'll get one. And about a 3' break and a lathe and a vertical mill, and and and..... My advice? Get one.
I have a wood bandsaw, works fine for aluminum, just keep boelube or cutting oil handy. I also have a lathe, vertical mill, 3’ brake and 3’ shear. If you have a line on any of those, you’d be surprised how much you use it.
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