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Sun Nov 16 17:34:38 EST 1997
Don Staples <dstaples at livingston.net> wrote in article
<346F49AD.159C at livingston.net>...
> ForestFair wrote:
> > Which ones do you like best, and why?
> > ForestFair at aol.com
> What ever mill you buy, if a band mill, buy the optional
> saw sharpening setup. Save you money in the long run.
As long as you don't count in your time and initial investment. Bands run
$10-12. A sharpener costs $3500, and you can get about 7 sharpenings
before the band is Elvis. Best to send them out to be sharpened.
Woodmizer does it, as well as several locals. Even after its sharpened by
a "professional" doesn't mean it will cut well.
>You can get in the saw mill business from anywhere from $10,000 up,
> depending on what you add to the basics.
At that price, you'll have some pretty shoddy equipment, usually antiques
past their prime. Although, a good stationary handmill can be bought for
that price. But lifting those logs onto the headblocks is a real
> Don Staples
> My Ego Stroke: http://www.livingston.net/dstaples/
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