Product Review – Basic Features and Aspects
Rikon 10-305 band saw with fence is larger than the average size of a band saw; it is ten inches instead of being nine inches or even smaller. The bigger the blade is then the more you can do with it such as bigger and larger projects and the easier it is to cut through all types of wood. This model is another one that is very popular from all of the band saws that are on the market right now. Reasoning behind this is because of its larger size, the higher but still affordable price and more such as the list of amazing features and aspects that it has to offer in comparison to the other models of band saws that are out there right now.
Best aspects and features
• Has a design made of solid steel – This model is a smaller version of the 10-345 and the 10-325; the frame is made from steel plate which is a lot stronger than plastic frames which is what other band saw manufacturer’s use.
• Comes with a micro adjustable guide post, with this you can either lower or raise the height of the guide post with just the simple turn of the handle.
• The table is made of cast iron and is really large in size, being 13-3/4 inches by 12-1/2 inches; this space allows you to have a big and sturdy work area which is something most band saws this size doesn’t have.
• Motor is 1/3 horsepower, which is more than enough to provide the amount of power that is needed for what is known as pen blanks as well as for cutting the bowl.
• Rip fence is included with this and can be easily removed if desired for work that is free hand.
Honest Customer Reviews
Since this model of the band saw has hit the market there have been hundreds and hundreds of consumers who have bought it, used it and loved everything about it. In the end there are more positives about it than there are negatives; this is why it is still so popular to this day, several years later. One customer that bought this model and gave it a full five star review said that it a very good machine for jobs that are small and the adjustments are insanely easy to do. Another customer that gave it a full five star review said that it is a fantastic saw and works perfectly right out the box for instant use if desired.
Overall, this model is a great one to go with; you can find it in stores as well as online such as at Amazon for a bit less than three hundred dollars. This price is a bit higher than others but it is well-worth the investment because it is larger in size, it is very durable and able to last a really long time. Just be careful if you try to move it around because it weighs almost seventy four pounds, the high weight makes it not easy to move around so when you get it set it up where you want to work at all times and get started.