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Forum topic by McFly posted 11-19-2015 11:07 PM 446 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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McFly

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11-19-2015 11:07 PM

Topic tags/keywords: ras adjustment refurbishing miter saw question

The blade on my ‘59 Delta Rockwell RAS is listing between 1.5 & 3 counterclockwise when the stop engages.

The amount of list is small, so it’s not long before the motor drops right back into the stop and I go from a perfect right angle to a caddywampus 87. Not fun.

It seems like something is bent somewhere since the saw locks into the stop perfectly fine, but produces an angled cut when I’m set to a right angle.

What I need is a way I can adjust the saw to get my cuts square back to square. It seems I need to rotate my whole motor 3* clockwise and then adjust the dial’s indicator to accomodate

I don’t even know where to start on that.


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MrUnix

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#1 posted 11-19-2015 11:13 PM

It would help if you tell us what model it is… probably a Super 900 or Super 990? Anyway, consult the manuals and technical documents over at the vintagemachinery site… they should have the adjustment and alignment procedures for your machine.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 12:03 AM

Yep, it’s a 900.

Time to RTFM

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 12:03 AM

Yep, it’s a 900.

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#4 posted 11-21-2015 10:21 AM

Found it. That was easy peasy like a little lemon squeezy.

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#5 posted 11-21-2015 03:06 PM

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