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Forum topic by jeffreythree posted 09-25-2009 12:57 AM 891 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jeffreythree

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09-25-2009 12:57 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question tablesaw

I have a restored 1952 Delta Homecraft 34-500 TS that needs a new switch. The guy I bought it from was also the restorer and did a very good job except for using a light switch for the on/off switch. Well, it filled up with sawdust and now I need something different. I am getting by on the switch on the motor today, but need something near at hand if something bad happens. Should I replace the switch with a proper one, or could I retrofit something better/safer?

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#1 posted 09-25-2009 02:08 AM

www.grizzley.com has a bunch of retrofit switches at a decent price.

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#2 posted 09-25-2009 03:48 AM

Get the Grizzly H8243. It really is handy to be able to hit that paddle to shut off the saw.

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