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Forum topic by jonlruss posted 11-30-2016 08:30 PM 286 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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jonlruss

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11-30-2016 08:30 PM

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On my contractor saw (C-man 113) I’m wanting it to take up as little space as possible when it’s out of the way. One thought I had was to move the motor in as close to the body of the saw as possible. I have a link belt on it so that’s not a limiting factor, but I wondered if there was any reason I couldn’t get it in as close as I can. The space saved wouldn’t be significant of course, but with as little room as I have inches really do kind of count. I’m pretty sure the answer to this is “it doesn’t make a difference” but I thought I’d ask anyway.


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#1 posted 11-30-2016 08:59 PM

Those have the motor hanging off the back to make them easy to remove – which is needed for a ‘contractor’ who has to move the saw from job site to job site. Usually it’s just removing a c-clip and pulling out the motor pivot pin. That is also why most came with a plug between the motor and switch. Moving the motor position might effect it’s operation or limit adjustments, so you could always try it and see if that’s the route you want to go.

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Brad

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