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I changed the cutters on my Shelix

11-03-2018 06:40 PM by recycle1943 | 12 comments »

Well, it’ll be 2 years in January and I finally rotated the cutters on my Byrd Shelix cutter head. I probably could have gone longer and most definitely would have except that I planed 30 or so hickory boards from a tad over 1” down to 3/4”. They all varied in width from 4” to 10” and just worked the heck out of my DW735 and the shelix. I didn’t notice any nicks in the cutters BUT I did break 2 of them by not paying attention. Fortunately when I bought the shelix there was a box with 3 spare cutters. Good thing because I broke 2 and when taking one off of the head it was already cracked from whatever, I’ll never know nor do I care because I h...

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