Proxxon Bench Circular Saw FKS/e

October 8, 2016 Nigel 0

Specification 220 – 240V motor, 50/60Hz. Electronic speed control, with feedback effect, for speeds of 4,400 – 6,800rpm. Overall size: 300 x 262 x 170mm (without extension wing). Weight approx. 5.2kg. Table size: 295 x [more…]

Proxxon Bench Circular Saw KS 230

October 8, 2016 Nigel 0

Specification Machined, die-cast aluminium table of 160 x 160mm. Super cut blade 58mm dia., 80 teeth, individually set and sharpened, is included. Quiet, high performance 230V motor for prolonged use. Graduated mitre stop. Base of [more…]

Unimat 3 Circular Saw

July 26, 2016 Nigel 0

The Emco Unimat 3 had a great circular saw attachment. The real benefit of this was the precision with which you can strip and machine wood for model making purposes. The only downside is the [more…]

Proxxon Cut off/mitre saw KGS 80

April 17, 2016 Nigel 0

Specification 220 – 240V  200W  50/60 Hz 4,000 rpm Base with round table of highly stable, die-cast alu, with CNC milled fittings and slides. Table size 230 x 230mm. Weight 6kg. Consult the table for [more…]

Guide Bearing Failure on BS250

April 9, 2016 Nigel 0

I went to change the blade on my Record BS250 bandsaw and the lower set of bearings were locked solid, you could just about feel movement if you rocked them back and forth. I removed the metal shields [more…]

Record BS250 Bandsaw

April 1, 2016 Nigel 0

My old bandsaw has broken, nothing too serious, but the casting around the guides broke and being a friction based guide system I just thought enough is enough. In addition it was a tad underpowered [more…]

Proxxon MBS 240/e Micro Bandsaw

April 1, 2016 Nigel 0

Specification 220 – 240V. Blade speed adjustable from 180 to 330/min. Throat 150mm, max height 85mm. Table 200 x 200, tiltable to 458. One blade 1,065 x 0.4mm, 14TPI is included. Reveiw A solid bandsaw [more…]