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My husband has about a 50 year old Craftsman Band Saw, Model # 103.24280 and needs new tires for it. The Wheel number on one is T 41211-103 and on the other is B 41213-103. I called the Sears Parts Dept., and they sent him a couple of Tires/Belts, which were too small. They assured me that they were the right ones, and on the paper they sent with them it said Item # 41815 Belt Flat (Tire) KK-102. Of course, it was not the right one. Is there anywhere out there to still get these tires/belts? It uses 80" Blades. Thanks Judy

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Hi Judy,
I am not a expert on this exact saw but I may be able to help. The good thing is that there is a ton of info. and help with older saws.
You have a 12" saw, this means that the wheels are 12" in diameter. the tires they sent you may have been the right ones ( they are smaller than the wheel and can be a real pain to put on ) the reason for them being smaller is so when the tires are on the wheels they don't slip.

Heres some places you can check.

- carter products ( www.carterproducts .com)
- bandsawtires.org

Look at these 2 sites to get you started, I would also look at "how to install a bandsaw tire" (just type that in ) this will give you a video on how to install a tire. Its alot easier to see it than having someone try and tell you.

You will need to know your width of tire i.e. 3/4"or1"

The saw you have is a Craftsman Model 103, 12" saw (they will ask you this also.

I really hope this helps in some way, The saw you have is a GREAT, I have a Model 113 and use it all the time.

If you have time to leave a comment I would be thankful.

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