hf 4x6 bandsaw mods

4×6 Bandsaw Cart | MachinistBlog- hf 4x6 bandsaw mods ,Nov 19, 2010·4×6 Bandsaw Cart. March 26, 2013. November 19, 2010 by Rob. This is the roll-around stand I made for my late 80’s Taiwan-made 4×6 bandsaw, which is almost identical to the one Harbor Freight sells. It uses a Harbor Freight 3-shelf service cart with the top shelf turned upside down. I was a little worried about it being top-heavy so I ...4×6 Bandsaw Cart | MachinistBlogThis is the roll-around stand I made for my late 80’s Taiwan-made 4×6 bandsaw, which is almost identical to the one Harbor Freight sells. It uses a Harbor Freight 3-shelf service cart with the top shelf turned upside down. I was a little worried about it being top-heavy so I …



replacement for HF 4x6 bandsaw | BladeForums

Feb 13, 2008·For what it's worth, it's the exact same as the HF model. Even made by the same company. There are some differences in the 4x6 based on when it was made, but for the most part they're all the same. One of the main things that varies are the blade guides. If you're interested, do a search for "4x6 bandsaw mods" you'll be amazed about how active ...

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Feb 22, 2012·I used the bandsaw to cut the angle and it worked great. I did stand there with a small water bottle misting it so it didn't get too hot. I think tomorrow I'm going to finish doing the setup and start searching some mods. The coolant mod being the first one I want to do then order a few other blades.

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Dec 08, 2011·On the little 4X6 the gearbox cleanup and the hydraulic drop are musts if you intend to use it much. They are all I needed to do to mine. The rest was done by adjustment on the machine. The only other mod I would do is a better motor mount. I will fab up one like those on the larger saws as the belt tension is not as consistent as I would like.

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Feb 27, 2014·Finished bandsaw after all mods: - new steel base (2 coats of flat black paint) - replaced 1/3 HP (Chinese rating!) SP motor with USA-made, Baldor 3/4HP 3P motor (using TECO VFD for variable speed and safety switch) - new clamping "system" (more on that later) - making new "arm" for hydraulic system. - adjustable coolant system (running.

BRONZE GEAR FOR 4 X 6 METAL CUTTING BAND SAW - Band Saw ...

This bronze transmission drive gear will fit nearly every Taiwan made metal cutting 4-1/2” X 6” band saw. 20 tooth gear 1.837” major diameter of gear .5945 wide. Overall width of approx. 1” 15mm (.5905”) shaft Approx 4” Long Shaft 5mm keyway about 1” long The 6202 BEARING shown in photos is optional. If you need the bearing, you ...

Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw - MadModder

Apr 14, 2015·Re: Attacking the 4x6 bandsaw. « Reply #15 on: May 14, 2013, 05:31:23 PM ». Here's the first mod -- I welded an extension onto the moveable jaw. Then I welded a short bit of 1/2" pipe to a 1/2" nut, and then welded that onto the extension. A piece of …

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Mar 06, 2015·FYI for anyone who owns a harbor freight 4x6 horizontal band saw. Jump to Latest Follow ... Other than that it is just a matter of getting it adjusted to cut straight and making other mods to increase versatility. I use mine for 95% of the cutting I do and it has been going strong for a long time. I would guess it has at least a few thousand ...

HF 4x6 Bandsaw vs 7x12 Bandsaw : harborfreight

HF 4x6 Bandsaw vs 7x12 Bandsaw I have been getting into some welding and machining as a hobby and I'm in need of something to cut metal other than my grinder. I have looked all over at different bandsaws and after reading, the HF ones aren't too bad with some tweaks and upgrades.

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Apr 12, 2007·4x6 HF bandsaw motor. 04-12-2007, 04:13 PM. `Well, mine finally quit last night. I was sawing away and the blade stopped...like I was feeding it too hard. So I freed the workpiece, and had to give the motor a little spin to get it back going....it barely has enough horsepower to run the blade, let alone cut anything.

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Apr 11, 2020·A couple of years ago the cheap OEM motor on my HF 4x6 band saw crapped out. I replaced it with another motor that I had on hand but the belt guard's mounting/back plate had to be modified to fit the motor. It worked well for a time, and then that motor also died. I ordered a new, and better one from Surplus Center.

DabblersLair: 4x6 Bandsaw modifications

Apr 25, 2017·4x6 Bandsaw modifications. I recently completed some modifications to my Harbor Freight 4x6 bandsaw. I added a collection chute for saw swarf, vise jaw extensions so I can saw shorter pieces of stock, two jack "screws" to help keep the movable jaw from tilting backwards when clamping, and a jack rod to stabilize the movable jaw in the other axis.

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Jul 27, 2005·Harbor Freight Bandsaw mods. [QUOTE=bstone5]Would someone put up a picture of the pulley adjustment nut or bolt. Which bolt to use for setting the pulley angle. Here's the bolt to adjust to toggle the pulley. Its the blue bolt on mine. I am in the Yahoo 4x6 group also.

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May 29, 2021·Harbor Freight 4x6 band saw; latest addition to the shop (Pages: 1 2 3 ) JScott. 27. 28,892. 06-27-2015, 12:16 AM. Last Post: f350ca. Wood to metal cutting conversion of vertical bandsaw…

Harbor Freight 4x6 Bandsaw coupon $180 | Pirate 4x4

Oct 01, 2010·You'll be able to quickly and accurately cut up to 4" x 6" rectangular workpieces in the bandsaw's horizontal or vertical positions, and up to 4-1/2" round workpieces in the horizontal position. Choose from 3 speeds to cut everything from brass and aluminum to rugged alloy and tool steels. Includes a 1/2" x 0.025" x 64-1/2" blade (14 TPI), plus ...

4x6 Bandsaw adjustment | DSMtuners

Apr 19, 2012·like i've said before any harbor freight or sears blade isn't even worth installing, they will dull withing a few cuts of 1/4" wall aluminum . 91 GSX needs much love, Apr 16, 2012 #3 tim3kgt. Proven Member. 34 0 Feb 5, 2003 LiberalProgrsv, Arizona. 4x6bandsaw : 4x6bandsaw 4x6 Bandsaw Mods check out these links i found @ garagejournal these ...

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Sep 17, 2019 - Explore Dave Baal's board "4x6 Metal Bandsaw Stand" on Pinterest. See more ideas about bandsaw, metal, 4x6.

Fun with the 4x6 Bandsaw - mini-lathe

Gearbox from 2000 vintage HF 4x6 bandsaw. Since my bandsaw is over six years old, to "save time" I decided to bite the bullet and buy a new bandsaw from HF. I was in luck, or so I thought, since they had one in stock; I got in the truck and headed south. It's about a 90 min. round trip from my house the nearest HF.

Harbor Freight 4x6 Bandsaw Modifications - YouTube

Apr 09, 2014·Custom shop made lowering cylinder and valve for this saw: https:///watch?v=Ek8aLMH8uIoA slide show describing the …

4 X 6 band-saw mods | BladeForums

Jun 21, 2003·Jul 2, 2000. Messages. 1,494. Jun 20, 2003. #1. I was cleaning up my favorites folder and came upon this. link for modifications to the HF/Gizz/etc. 4 X 6 metal cutting band-saw. Many probably already have it bookmarked, but I didn't think it would hurt to post it. There are also links to info/mods for the mini-lathe and mini-mill.

replacement for HF 4x6 bandsaw | BladeForums

Feb 13, 2008·For what it's worth, it's the exact same as the HF model. Even made by the same company. There are some differences in the 4x6 based on when it was made, but for the most part they're all the same. One of the main things that varies are the blade guides. If you're interested, do a search for "4x6 bandsaw mods" you'll be amazed about how active ...

4x6 Bandsaw Mods - mini-lathe

Harbor Freight 4x6 Bandsaw, 93762 Grizzly 4x6 Bandsaw, G0622. Like the mini-lathe, the 4x6 bandsaw is available from a number of the same tool suppliers at a range of prices and with slightly varying features. And like the mini-lathe, you will find when you first get it that its like getting married: you will have a lot of disagreements and ...

Show us your 4x6 Bandsaw Modifications! | The Hobby-Machinist

Mar 13, 2012·Another reallt great source of step by step mods for the 4X6 is available in Yahoo groups under the 4X6 name. They have downfeed hydraulics, tune and true, adjustments, blade recomendations and trouble shooting as well as preventative fixes, problem cures and great stand plans from a …

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Aug 02, 2012·08-02-2012, 08:43 AM. The stars semi aligned last night and the wife bought me a Horrible Freight 4"x6" bandsaw (the girl's a keeper). Anyway, I'm aware that these little red units need a fair amount of help to do any real (read accurate) work, and I've seen some threads here for modding the things. However, I am having little success with the ...

Problem with HF red bandsaw - weldingweb

Mar 04, 2010·I have ruined probably half a dozen blades because they slip off the side of the top roller bearing in the guide and then one side of the tooth set gets flattened against the side of the bearing. I have tried shimming the bearing to one side of the slot with washers and tweaking the angle settings but eventually the same thing happens. I'd like to see how long a blade would last before it gets ...

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