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Posted on Having a little Trouble with my R4512 -Can't align the knife with the Blade

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#1 posted 530 days ago

Hi Folks,

I was able to finally get it aligned.

The issue was the 2 big screws, when you tighten them (especially) the front screw, the knife moves.
I could hold the knife in place with my hand.

To fix, I cut a 2×4 and put it between the knife and the fence.

I used for several hours on Saturday, and the R4512 was back to cutting boards like they were butter. Then
I started some taper cuts, a board bound between my taper jig and the blade, which kicked the knife out of alignment.

I need to do some reading about taper cuts.

Cheers,

-Fred

-- Fred Stellabotte (kamado@comcast.net)


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