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New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Dirtytires » February 19th, 2018, 6:39 pm

So, got my call back from Ellis this afternoon and ended up pulling the trigger on a new 1600 bandsaw, screw vise, stock stand and extra blade. Only downside is they are backordered and I’m not going to get it in my hands for about 5 weeks. Guess that gives me time to decide what to cut up first!

For anyone interested, I purchased direct from Ellis as they were willing to change out the standard cam lock vise with an upgraded screw vise and were still less expensive than the “discount resellers.” I was also extremely impressed with the service and it appears they will stand behind their products if ever needed.

I’ll report back when I get it and give a rundown on setup and performance.

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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Big T » February 19th, 2018, 7:15 pm

:kewl:


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by The Czar » February 19th, 2018, 9:37 pm

No pics...never happened


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by ajfoxy » February 19th, 2018, 10:18 pm

The Czar uttered:
No pics...never happened
=)) I don't think the pics will happen for another five weeks anyway.


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Dirtytires » February 19th, 2018, 11:06 pm

All I got now is a receipt...bet nobody wants to see that!

Truth be told, I’ve been on here a while and still don’t know how to post a picture. Guess I’ll have to look up the tutorial and learn.



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Post by Dirtytires » February 20th, 2018, 12:39 am

All right...I figured the receipt was lame but I did find this little instructional video they sent me. And...I figured out how to post a picture.
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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by ajfoxy » February 20th, 2018, 1:18 am

:kewl: Way to go down technology's superhighway. :points:


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Post by ajfoxy » February 20th, 2018, 1:18 am

Doubleup... OK flatspot on the superhighway... how do you delete a duplicate post? :D


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Smurf » February 20th, 2018, 7:08 am

Congrats, nice addition to your tool inventory :beer:



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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Rodcrafter » February 20th, 2018, 9:30 am

ajfoxy wrote:Doubleup... OK flatspot on the superhighway... how do you delete a duplicate post? :D
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Post by Dirtytires » February 20th, 2018, 11:32 am

This boys superhighway is more like a 2 rut cow path.

I’ll just put duct tape over my screen to cover up any duplicate posts.

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Post by Squiggle » February 27th, 2018, 2:48 am

Nice unit dude, so jelly! :kewl:


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Post by Dirtytires » March 19th, 2018, 9:41 pm

So got my call from Ellis today. The freight company has my unit heading for a boxcar and I should have it early next week

Got a spot all cleaned up and ready for it.



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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by ajfoxy » March 19th, 2018, 11:02 pm

Nice. Don't forget to post pics of the new toy.


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Big T » March 20th, 2018, 6:22 pm

:yth:


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Rodcrafter » March 21st, 2018, 5:56 pm

I can make a little room for it in my shop DT.


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Dirtytires » March 21st, 2018, 10:26 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:I can make a little room for it in my shop DT.


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How bout I just order you a new one...no sense of me sending you my slightly used one....lol



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Post by Rodcrafter » March 26th, 2018, 10:19 am

Well if you want to, that is nice of you.


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Dirtytires » March 26th, 2018, 11:15 pm

Supposed to be here today but the truck somehow got re-routed to Texas. Kinda out of the way and even the dispatcher was confused. Should be here Wednesday they say.

The delay is probably good as I spent the morning in the ER getting my finger stitched up after it had a disagreement with my favorite chef knife. I was working on testing a pork belly that has been in a bacon-cure and was going to fry up a slice to test it before firing up the smoker. Kinda put a halt to today’s smoking plans but I’ll fire it up in the morning as I don’t want to risk loosing the bacon.



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Post by McBroom » March 27th, 2018, 11:10 am

Sorry bout your finger. Those damned truck drivers are always getting lost. LOL. After I retired from the Marines I started a trucking company and got lost several times to go see my future wife.
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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Dirtytires » March 28th, 2018, 7:33 pm

Got a call from the receiving dock and ran down to get it.

First impression was that it was extremely well crated and the shipping company was careful with it as no damage or rips in the plastic.
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After getting it home, I got the crate broke down and unwrapped. Once on the ground, it was jut a few bolts to finish the assembly. However, working with only one hand, took me forever to get that much done so ran out of time. Plugged it in and turned it on but the full set up and test will have to wait a few days.
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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Big T » March 28th, 2018, 10:12 pm

Very nice DT !! I know that you can't wait to try it out.


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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by mp4 » March 29th, 2018, 3:48 am

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Post by Smurf » March 29th, 2018, 6:23 am

:beer: I'm not at all jealous!



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Re: New Ellis bandsaw

Post by Rodcrafter » March 30th, 2018, 7:34 am

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