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Forum topic by stanley2 posted 01-04-2008 09:19 PM 978 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-04-2008 09:19 PM

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I’ve been lurking for a while and yesterday recommended this sight to members of our Guild if they wanted inspiration. I’m now registered and will eventually post some of my work. Meanwhile I have a question for those of you with the Wixey table saw fence reader. I just installed my Xmas present and after four batteries still cannot get a stable readout. Occassionally, I can reset to zero but once I move the fence the numbers become unstable and will not settle down. The operating manual trouble shooting section says this is because of a low battery but I have tried four batteries with the same result and they each have a charge of 3+volts.

Any suggestions or should I just send it back to Woodcraft.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#1 posted 01-04-2008 09:24 PM

I can’t help you with the dilemma but want to give you an official welcome now that you have moved beyond the lurker mode.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 09:40 PM

It may be that you may have a defective unit. I would call Woodcraft and see if they will replace it.


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#3 posted 01-04-2008 09:44 PM

Mine works great. Try four new batteries and if that doesn’t work, Woodcraft is good about exchanging items

-- making sawdust....

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#4 posted 01-04-2008 10:10 PM

I would take it back, let them try it at their store and see what they find. You’ve tried all that the manual states to do.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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