At one time, Delta made, hands down, the better 14" bandsaw. However, that
is likely no longer the case, judging from a close inspection of the newer
Delta's on the show room floor, and reading the many comments from owners of
If I were in the market today for a 14" bandsaw, I would try hard to find a
used Delta 28-299.
Although I own a Delta, in today's market I would look hard at the Jet
before making up my mind. The Grizzly 14" model has also gotten some good
reviews lately, so you will want to do some research there as it will be
more in line with your budget, unless you can find a used Delta.
Just my tuppence ...
Last update: 9/21/03
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