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Posted on Table saw arbor flange runout

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#1 posted 02-11-2010 06:56 PM

Thanks Jim! Sometimes the simplest fix is the best. On re-checking, I found I’d not been quite touching the shaft when I thought it had no runout. Both shaft and flange have runout, which I re-measured at about .015 at the blade edge – quite visible when it is rotated slowly.

Trying your suggestion, I found that it took only a very very thin “shim” to be effective; after a lot of trial and error, I ended up with two thicknesses of tissue paper to bring the runout down to .003” which is satisfactory to me.


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