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Forum topic by br0ken68 posted 02-05-2011 06:13 PM 718 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-05-2011 06:13 PM

I recently aquired a Skil Saw HD77 for a good price. It wasn’t taken care of very well. I’ve taken things apart and cleaned, lubed, oil change, and everything. The shoe has some rust on it so I am going to glass bead it. My question is what should I put over it to keep it from rusting again? I’ve read where you can use Johnston Paste wax, but I didn’t know if I could use it on steel. I know I can on cast iron. I’m looking to recondition this saw without dumping a lot of money into it. I found a replacement shoe for about $20 bucks, but costs almost that for shippping. I’m assuming paint would gum up on any wood I cut?


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#1 posted 03-09-2011 03:42 AM

bump

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#2 posted 03-10-2011 01:00 AM

Polish it with a woven pad (Scotch Brite or such) then wax it. Job done.
Bill

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