ram bandsaw- tunnions brok3 - Router Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Marge
Posts: 1
 
Default ram bandsaw- tunnions brok3

Have a friend broke his Ram band saw tunnions. Where to get replacements or manual? I could not find the "articles" section in this site.
thanks
handtalker55 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 05:09 PM
Official Greeter
 
jw2170's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Country: Australia
First Name: James
Posts: 18,361
 
Send a message via Skype™ to jw2170
Default

Welcome to the forum, Marge.

James
Sydney, Australia
.

I don't mind if other members disagree with my comments.
I don't profess to know everything, and I may learn something new.

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."




jw2170 is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 05:10 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Country: United States
First Name: Duane
Posts: 1,709
 
Default

Might look here...

http://www.routerforums.com/woodwork...-li-hsing.html

and here(post#4)...

Ram 14" Band saw

I have found that hand tools are the best choice when I want to make mistakes at a slower rate of speed.

I don't suffer from insanity. I enjoy every minute of it.
Dmeadows is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 07:27 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Country: United States
First Name: Richard
Posts: 434
 
Send a message via Skype™ to rwbaker
Default

Welcome Marge, assuming these are pot metal and less than repairable tell your friend to try a local machine shop to have steel units made or adapt a new unit by downloading manuals with diagrams (to see which is closest ) or to weigh the cost vs time and just buy a new one - from what I read RAM dates to 85. For a quality machine this is nothing, for Harbor Freight of that period it is ancient.
rwbaker is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 02:14 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Ray
Posts: 44
 
Default

Is it a 14 inch saw? If it is, I'll bet it is a Delta knock-off. In that case you may be able to just get Delta or aftermarket Delta parts. They copied everything including the good Delta parts and the crappy pot metal trunnions. Compare them to another saw at a dealer's store.
Ray Y is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bandsaw Economics Of Cutting Rough Timber Gaia Tools and Woodworking 22 07-13-2012 07:40 PM
RAM Bandsaw dhern Tools and Woodworking 16 03-29-2011 08:49 PM
Metal bandsaw for woodworking DerekO Tools and Woodworking 2 03-17-2010 03:33 PM
Grizzly GO636X 17" Ultimate Bandsaw GoonMan Tool Reviews 1 07-27-2008 03:22 AM
Bandsaw advice needed Bob N Tools and Woodworking 7 06-07-2005 04:15 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome