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crank49

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#1 posted 02-03-2013 08:29 PM

Hold on. Stop the presses.
I just looked at the online manual to see why you would not have anything below the right hand screw.
They have a pretty fair manual now. When I got my saw the manual was crap.

Those two screws are for adjusting the 90 degree stop (left screw) and the 45 degree stop (right screw).
It was just coincidence that I could not get my trunions to move untill I backed the left screw out.I never moved the right hand screw, thinking I’d leave a point to pivot around.

Put your screw back in and tilt the blade to 45 degrees and then run the screw in till it touches the tilting arbor mount which should be below it with the blade tilted. Then crank the blade back to 90 degrees and run the left screw in till it touches the arbor mount.

For what it’s worth, I would still leave one of the 4 trunion mount screws snug and try to adjust the mount around that one point. It’s not easy to move. I had to take a 2 lb shop hammer and a block of oak to mine. Put the wood block on the trunion casting and tap the block with the hammer. You don’t want to hit the trunion directly with a hammer as it could break.

Carefully tighten the bolts back up. Mine wants to move as I tighten the bolts. Try to resist this.

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