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Forum topic by mamell posted 07-11-2016 07:46 PM 229 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-11-2016 07:46 PM

Howdy.. I have a Craftsman 113.298051 missing the insert screw to hold down a zero insert and I’ve been through my whole bucket of odds and ends with nothing. Anyone know the size screw off hand? I could guess and go buy 83 machine screws of different sizes, but that’s just silly..I just had the wooden zero insert come flying at me so I figure a screw that fits properly would be a good idea.

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#1 posted 07-11-2016 07:54 PM

Did you bother to check the manual? According to the parts diagram, it’s a 10-32×7/8 flat head screw. Also says it’s a type “T” which just means it has a blunt tip instead of being pointy.


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#2 posted 07-11-2016 07:59 PM

I did check, but apparently missed it.. I do appreciate it though.. Thanks.

I might have missed trying to find it on my phone screen.. Things get rather tiny. I no longer have young eyeballs. ;)

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#3 posted 07-11-2016 08:35 PM

Zero insert…does the Craftsman secure those or do they simply “float” like the Delta? If the former then perhaps time to get a nicer saw!

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