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Old 07-21-2009, 07:04 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by cas17013 View Post
I was using the small bandsaw to cut lexan to enclose the area opened up by the seat modification. With the right blade it will cut thin aluminum if the guides are set just right. The larger aluminum bits were cut in a circular miter saw with a carbide tipped blade made for metal. For occasional use, the Ryobi is a nice versatile saw,
I would be nice to have a small metal cutting bandsaw like that Ryobi for my projects that require cutting up to 3/16" thick aluminum.

There's a dedicated metal bandsaw from MicroMark but right now it's too expensive.
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