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Blog entry by mike85215 posted 03-01-2010 04:22 AM 755 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I spent the weekend disassembling, and cleaning the unisaw that I bought last week. Most everything went well, at least until I went to replace the blade sawdust shield under the table. I kept all the parts neatly in piles together with their respective pieces. But when it came to the sawdust shield I had a major brain fart….I spent over four hours trying to figure out what I had done wrong…even looked at the parts list several times before I realized that I had the spacer on the wrong side. Then after complete assembly I started it up for the first time and what a racket!! I thought that the bushings were out so I took that assembly back out…turns out that it was only a loose pulley assembly. Other than a few scratches it is in perfect shape for $140 I am pleased….didn’t get a chance to run it before buying but I already had a 1 1/2 HP contractors saw that if necessary I could rob some parts…now I won’t have to. below are some pics of the finished saw..
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GMman

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#1 posted 03-01-2010 04:24 AM

Very small pictures

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mike85215

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 04:28 AM

Sorry about the picture size…you can go to my workshop and see larger images….I cannot seem to figure out how to upload a picture on my blog. Can get them okay on my workshop and project pages just can’t do it on my blog page.

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#3 posted 03-01-2010 04:29 AM

You need to get a flickr, photobucket, or similar account and store your photos there. You then can link to them to display them.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 03-01-2010 04:31 AM

Wayne…thanks will try that on my next blog. Right now I am too frustrated to try :)

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#5 posted 03-01-2010 07:14 AM

u must b way more happy with your new saw then u r with that postage stamp sized pic?

i’m happy 4 u. nice score !!!!............and to think some folk cough out way more $$$$$$ for a shiney new toy that isnt 1/10th the saw.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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