I am new to this site, and I am considering the purchase of LM MX34. Aside from the general differences of LM and WM and price difference, can any provide some other insights as to why the LM is more favorable? Why do you like your LM? For example, one of the key features I am looking for is quite equipment (because of the neighbors, 3 acre lots). LT10. Wood-Mizer. LT15. Norwood. LumberMate LM29. Wood-Mizer. LT28. 16hp Briggs V-Twin (electric start). Woodgears.ca has a set of plans for a DIY version of a Wood-Mizer. I’ve got a Norwood portable sawmill that I take to customers’ locations. I d also rather have the larger width capacity and be able to mill where the log lays vs loading onto rails.
The mill has almost no special parts, like a Wood-Mizer. The Norwood mills have steel wheels with V-belt tires; not a slippage problem on them. Purchase and receive and build a Norwood HD36 Portable Sawmill with trailer package. I have almost no experience with a saw mill other then to help my previous neighbor run an old Wood Mizer lt40. The Engine, It is a Briggs and Stratton Vanguard Commercial duty 23HP V-Twin, Pressure Lube with Oil Cooler, (Say that 5 times fast) Exhaust Installed, (NOTE DO NOT INSTALL! Found out later Norwood changed the Heat shield and I will have to pull the exhaust back off to install it) Band wheel guards, Band wheel, belt tentioner, clutch and belt installed Guard Safety switch installed Control Arm, Water control cable and throttle cable installed Battery box, Battery Cables, Fuel tank, Fuel Line, Water Line Installed Lumber scales installed Water Valve cover plate, Cable Cover plates installed End of Day 3 Long day about 8. Timber Wolf Band Mill Blades available for Norwood, Wood-Mizer, Baker Products, Timber Harvest, Timber King, and AWMV saws. Accessories; Dual Tooth Setter, Grinding Wheels, Guide Systems, Urethane V-Belts.
Wood-Mizer sawmills offer a lot of options and features, but are they worth the price? I like the fact that their mills have stainless steel bed sleeves. Then one day a friend hired some guy with woodmizer to mill some logs. I helped out for a few hours. But I always kinda liked the Norwood saw mill. Archive bandsaw mills: building vs. buying Building/Tools. You can build one, but Norwood Industries sells a very good starter mill that really cuts well for 2,700.
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Norwood Lumberlite ML26 Mid-Sized Portable Bandsaw Mill. The Wood-Mizer LT10 is an entry level, walk-along mill that can be assembled in 2-4 hours and is capable of producing big dreams for weekend DIYers. Portable sawmills became popular in the United States starting in the 1970s, when the 1973 energy crisis and the back to the land movement had led to renewed interest in small woodlots and in self-sufficiency. Their popularity grew exponentially since 1982, when the first Wood-Mizer portable band sawmill was invented. 49hp diesel vs 35 hp gas, i like the 4 post head vs woodmizers, higher and wider cutting throat etc. Wood-Mizer LT-15 Sawmill SAWMILL EQUIPMENT REVIEW. Sawmill Blades, Wood-Mizer, TimberKing, Norwood, Cooks, Select Sawmill, LUCAS Sawmills More!. Norwood Portable Sawmills Whether in North America, South America, Africa, Europe or. Overachiever in its Class. The LT15 is an overachiever in its class and has produced more than 2.5 times its published board foot per hour rate in several competitive events.