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 ====== Yellow ====== ====== Yellow ======
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 +This bandsaw has a blade installed that is specifically for cutting larger solid aluminium or plastic stock. Do not use this bandsaw for ferrous metals (e.g. steels) nor small (~1/4" [6mm] or less) stock!
  
 ^ Status ​            | Operational as of 2013-11-20 ​                          | ^ Status ​            | Operational as of 2013-11-20 ​                          |
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 ^ Value              | $300                                                                     | ^ Value              | $300                                                                     |
 ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    | ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    |
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-NOTE: This bandsaw has a blade installed that is specifically for cutting larger solid aluminium or plastic stock. No ferrous metals (e.g. steels) or small (~1" or less) stock! 
  
 ====== Green ====== ====== Green ======
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 +This bandsaw has a blade installed that is specifically for cutting smaller stock of non-ferrous metals (e.g. aluminium), ferrous metals (e.g. steels), and plastic stock. Due to the smaller tooth pitch on the blade it is suitable for cutting smaller stock than the other bandsaw. If you are cutting aluminium or plastic stock that is suitable for the other bandsaw, please use it instead as those materials will tend to gum up/damage this bandsaws blade (and it's approximately 4x the price!).
  
 ^ Status ​            | Operational as of 2013                           | ^ Status ​            | Operational as of 2013                           |
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 ^ Value              | $300                                                                     | ^ Value              | $300                                                                     |
 ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    | ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    |
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-NOTE: This bandsaw has a blade installed that is specifically for cutting smaller stock of non-ferrous metals (e.g. aluminium), ferrous metals (e.g. steels), and plastic stock. Due to the smaller tooth pitch on the blade it is suitable for cutting smaller stock than the other bandsaw. If you are cutting aluminium or plastic stock that is suitable for the other bandsaw, please use it instead as those materials will tend to gum up/damage this bandsaws blade (and it's approximately 4x the price!). 
  
 ===== Safety ===== ===== Safety =====
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 ===== Tutorial ===== ===== Tutorial =====
  
-  * Select the correct bandsaw for your material and its size. If the material/​size is appropriate for the Yellow bandsaw, it should always be the one chosen. Only use the Green bandsaw if the Yellow bandsaw is inappropriate - it has a much (~4x) more expensive blade installed that can be gummed up/damaged by the materials/​sizes that are better suited to the Yellow bandsaw.+  * Select the correct bandsaw for your material and its size. If the material/​size is appropriate for the Yellow bandsaw, it should always be the one chosen. Only use the Green bandsaw if the Yellow bandsaw is inappropriate - it has a much (~4x) more expensive blade installed that can be gummed up/damaged by the materials/​sizes that are better suited to the Yellow bandsaw. As a general rule there should be no less than 3 teeth of the blade in contact with the material at any time (too many is an issue also, as the teeth will fill with material before they can be cleared, generating excessive heat, softening the teeth and welding the material to the blade).
   * Drag the bandsaw out (don't try to tilt it up to get it to roll on its wheels, it's VERY dangerous and hard. They seriously slide much better than they roll).   * Drag the bandsaw out (don't try to tilt it up to get it to roll on its wheels, it's VERY dangerous and hard. They seriously slide much better than they roll).
   * Clear the area of any obstructions.   * Clear the area of any obstructions.
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