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02-10-2012 08:58 PM

I just bought a Shopsmith Mark 5-B ss197064, I don’t understand the B part in the Mark 5. How can I tell when it was made?
Thanks for any help.

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#1 posted 02-22-2012 12:03 AM

Does the Shopsmith site offer any help?

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#2 posted 02-22-2012 12:17 AM

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#3 posted 02-22-2012 12:45 AM

I just bought a used Shopsmith Mark V-B serial # 197064, I think it was made in 1984-85? It has no saw guard upper or lower. I need to get saw guards for it. What part #s do I need? Also what does the B stand for? This is a pick. of the info plate.
Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
Thanks, Bill

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#4 posted 02-22-2012 01:37 AM

I did contact Shopsmith, they were not much help.

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#5 posted 03-10-2013 12:28 AM

Hey Bill, I know this is an old post but didja ever find an upper/lower blade guard? Got one if you’re still looking…...Rocky

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