I've got the 15". Good bandsaw, easy to set up and use. Has the usual crap
fence (better than nothing, but not much) that many bandsaws come with, but is
otherwise well made, good motor, tunes up easily, good capacities, reasonable
For a good fence, check out www.mulecab.com.
"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."
Sir Winston Churchill
You are aware that Shop Fox is the distributed line of machines made
by Grizzly (which is marketed mail order)? Not always identical, but
similar in terms of overal construction, fit and finish, etc. The
major difference seems to be paint color, so far as I know.
You can find out a lot about what people think of Grizzly by searching
the archives of this group at groups.google.com. Less so, Shop Fox.
By the way, I have a lower end Grizzly drill press. I have nothing to
compare it to, but it seems solid enough to me given the $200 price
tag. I also have the G1023SL table saw. It is also a solid piece of
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