I am looking to upgrade my bandsaw which is a Jet 14 inch with a 3/4 Hp motor and a riser block, a Delta knock off. It is doing ok but it will do a complete stop once in a while when resawing. I started doing a lot of resawing of White Oak and Cherry and also cutting shapes of course. I have been looking at the Laguna 14 bx 2- 220 Volt 2.5 Hp and the Grizzly G0513X2 2 Hp 17 inch bandsaws as I have easy access to 220 circuits. They are about the same price and pretty similar in many ways. They both have the same 12 inch resaw capacity with about the same horsepower. The Leguna has ceramic blade guides and the Grizzly uses rollers. Any opinions about these two bandsaws is welcome. I have heard and read that Laguna’s customer service is poor however.
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