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Forum topic by drsongs posted 02-22-2011 05:32 AM 785 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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drsongs

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02-22-2011 05:32 AM

There’s been an ongoing post on the Ward’s Powr-Kraft model TPC-2610 Radial arm saw here: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/1939 that I got a lot of help from. Now that I have the saw apart and cleaned up I’m looking for suggestions on what’s the best lube for the column. I have some Heavy Duty Bearing Grease but I’m thinking there’s probably something better. Ideas?
Thanks

-- Respect your tools so you keep all your fingers to play guitar... and Thank God daily.


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#1 posted 02-23-2011 04:57 PM

Hi there when I rebuild my Craftsman RAS I used a basic wheel bearing grease. It’s worked for over a year.

-- Ray

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#2 posted 02-23-2011 05:27 PM

I clean it well and use paste wax. The wax won’t attract dust. (although it sounds like it has worked for Ray)
I just did that to the column on my drill press.

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