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by liveoak
Geez , you really shouldn't let your bandsaws play in traffic !
What size bandsaw is it ?
I know with my 9" saw, diamond blades are readily available & had cheaply from China.
A bigger saw might be a problem ?

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That's cool and an infinitely useful resourse. You can track how roads and streets track ravines and other contours, among other things. Maps are wonderful.

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