Grizzly 17-In Bandsaw

Last updated date: April 29, 2019

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In our analysis of 104 expert reviews, the Grizzly Grizzly 17-In Bandsaw placed 6th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
29 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
A high quality tool from a trusted brand. Heavy and stable with plenty of power and more resaw capacity than any other model at this price point.
- BestReviews
The 16.25-inch throat allows you to get creative with your woodwork and you can cut up wood with maximum of 12 inches of measurement. The option for blade speeds is remarkable, too.
- Sawinery
This is an incredibly powerful, versatile and feature-rich tool and one that will be capable of handling pretty much any task you can dream up.
- Toolerant
What experts didn't like
Does not come with the light and you'll probably want to replace the lightweight fence.
- BestReviews
Grizzly G0513ANV 2 HP is one of Grizzly’s more expensive models
- Sawinery
While there aren’t too many complaints here, the included saw could have been a little bit better.
- Toolerant

From The Manufacturer

The 2 HP motor on this 17" Heavy-duty Bandsaw powers through wood up to a maximum 12" cutting capacity, and the 16-1/4" throat is plenty for most applications. Features like the deluxe fence, heavy-duty miter gauge, dual 4" dust ports, micro-adjusting geared table, and European-style blade guides are usually found on machines costing much more. SPECIFICATIONS: Motor: 2 HP, 110V/220V, single-phase, TEFC capacitor start induction, 1725 RPM, 60 Hz, prewired 220V Amps: 20A at 110V, 10A at 220V Power transfer: Belt drive Precision-ground cast-iron table Table size: 17" x 17" x 1-1/2" Table tilt: 10 deg. left, 45 deg. right Floor-to-table height: 37-1/2 Cutting capacity/throat: 16-1/4" left of blade Maximum cutting height: 12-1/8" Blade size: 131-1/2" long Blade width range: 1/8" - 1" wide 2 blade speeds: 1700 and 3500 FPM Wheels: Computer-balanced cast-aluminum with polyurethane tires Wheel covers: Pre-formed steel Blade guides: Euro-style roller disc with full enclosure protection Overall size: 73" H x 32" W x 32" D Footprint: 27" L x 17-3/4" D Approximate shipping weight: 342 lbs. FEATURES: Deluxe extruded-aluminum fence Includes miter gauge Two 4" dust ports Quick-change blade release/tensioner Blade tension indicator Micro-adjusting geared table Blade height scale measurement Blade tracking window Includes 1/2" 6-TPI hook blade.

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Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 18
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Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
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Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 14
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Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 14
5. DEWALT 5-In Deep Cut Portable Band Saw Kit
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 15
6. Grizzly 17-In Bandsaw
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 3
7. SKIL 9-Inch Band Saw
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 15
8. Delta Steel Frame Band Saw
Overall Score: 8.0
Expert Reviews: 10
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Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 9

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