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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Band Saw
Machine Size: 14 inch
Submitted By: Gerald Buttigieg
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Wood / Metal Cutting Bandsaw
Date of Manufacturer: 1957
Serial Number: BR 296
Last Updated 11/4/2019 1:07:51 PM

Comments:
This saw was offered to me in response to a Wanted ad I put up on a website for a wood cutting bandsaw. The owner living in Durban, needed funds and was selling unwanted items. The bandsaw virtually complete appears to have had a very hard life. The back metal cover had a gash cut right through it which had to have been caused by the rim of the upper wheel rubbing hard against the cover! The under table adjust mechanism was totally seized as was the knob which selects the speed for wood cutting /metal cutting. The saw was bought virtually untried because of its state. It will be totally refurbished and hopefully be fully restored to working order again.

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Comments: Front view as purchased. Makeshift cover knobs.
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Comments: The badly pitted table.
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Comments: Back. The arc below the rim of the back cover is the gash caused by the upper wheel rubbing against the cover.
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Comments: Restored with homade retirement light, open stand
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Comments: The main pulley drive with the seized selector knob. This is supposed to operate as a push in/ pull out.
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Comments: Badly rusted underside
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