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Forum topic by wmlaveck posted 06-07-2016 09:36 PM 328 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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wmlaveck

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06-07-2016 09:36 PM

Topic tags/keywords: table saw

Hi, I have been inactive since 2014, at that time I was cleaning up a Craftsman 113 Table Saw. Anyhow, after being distracted for sometime I am getting back to my tools and the fine art of making sawdust.

I was looking at tools on Craigslist. I was not really searching for anything, but then I saw that someone was selling a Porter Cable PCB270TS for only $200. He was getting ready to move out of state and needed to sell it.

So now I have a new saw. It had spent too much time in a barn not being used. It appears to be in good order, but the top is just starting to lightly rust. I plan to use Boeshield T-9 and then Johnson paste wax.

It would be helpful if I could remove the top to give the gears a good cleaning and a dry lube. Does anyone have any advice about this? I don’t want to give myself unneeded work. It looks like the saw’s workings may also be attached to the table. I’ll keep you all posted and will submit pictures after I get the table reassembled.

-- If I ever turn up missing, check the garage.


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FancyShoes

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#1 posted 06-07-2016 09:51 PM

This kind of thread normally isnt followed up on.

But i wouldnt remove the top if you dont have to. Will take a lot of alignment.

Here is a link to a powermatic rebuild blog.

http://www.ggober.com/shop/p66overhaul.htm

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#2 posted 06-07-2016 11:12 PM

Thank you. The top will stay.

-- If I ever turn up missing, check the garage.

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WhyMe

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#3 posted 06-08-2016 12:09 AM

How does a rebuild of a Powermatic help on a Porter Cable?

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