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Forum topic by LONGHAIR posted 01-24-2010 04:50 PM 3629 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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LONGHAIR

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01-24-2010 04:50 PM

It’s 1940s Yates-American J-120. I have replaced the bearings, belts, etc. but I am having trouble locating the more “saw-specific” parts. I need new blade guide blocks and tires.
From what I have found, the tires are rather specific. They have a metal core that is pressed onto the wheel.
I am thinking that I can probably stretch a urethane tire over the core, but the guide blocks are a bit tougher.
Does anybody have a source for such things?


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#1 posted 01-24-2010 05:53 PM

Would any of the carter guides work?

Guides
http://www.carterproducts.com/product_list.asp?cat_id=12

Tires
http://www.carterproducts.com/product_list.asp?cat_id=15

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 06:29 PM

Here is the “dirty paper” for a Yates. I am not sure if the year is correct, but it may give some ideas and help.

http://owwm.com/mfgIndex/pubdetail.aspx?id=1899

http://owwm.com/mfgIndex/pubdetail.aspx?id=1900

http://owwm.com/mfgIndex/pubdetail.aspx?id=1901

http://owwm.com/mfgIndex/pubdetail.aspx?id=432

http://owwm.com/mfgIndex/pubdetail.aspx?id=1931

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