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Forum topic by Jack Gaskins posted 1059 days ago 1138 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jack Gaskins

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1059 days ago

I just bought a Hawl 216-3 of CL for $50. If you own one of these saws have you upgraded the motor to a variable speed? Also looking to upgrade the origional bladeholders to toolless type. I can get the rest of the stuff from hawlkwoodworkingtools.com. I also found that the upper arm has side movement so I took the arm off and found that there is to much play in the fit between the bolt and the bronze bushing so I guess I will have to order a set from above link.

-- USAF Ret. 2006


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gbrown4

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#1 posted 1059 days ago

I just got one from CL for $75.00. Mine was almost brand new. I emailed the compny and they sent me a manual and their new price list for parts.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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mtenterprises

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#2 posted 1058 days ago

Now this is almost the same question I have been going to ask. I have a 22” Foley Belsaw scrool saw, the same thing HF sold up untill reciently and other companies sold also. I too was wondering if there was a way to up grade to a variable speed motor and I was wondering if there were better blade holders/keepers that I could buy or build. I want a faster, better way to do blade rethreading in those multiple hole cut out projects. and of course slower speed would be helpful too. Ideas, thoughts, pictures, sketches, web sites all are welcome.
MIKE

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Jack Gaskins

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#3 posted 1058 days ago

You may want to try asking over at scrollsaw.com. But, I tried asking about my saw over there and only got one answer. There is another guy named Mike he has a scrollsaw site but forgot his site name.

-- USAF Ret. 2006

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Grandpa

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#4 posted 291 days ago

niki@hawkwoodworkingtools.com

This lady can answer all you questions about an RBI Hawk. Very helpful.

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