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Forum topic by bblack posted 04-16-2012 03:10 PM 1678 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-16-2012 03:10 PM

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I reciently finished a basic cleaning and upgrade of the guides, tires, and fence systems on my saw. The saw is missing the original foot brake system. I am hoping that someone has this saw and could send me some pics of thee brake with general measurements so that I can fabricate a brake, waiting nearly 2 minutes for it to wind down is getting old.

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#1 posted 04-16-2012 03:22 PM

I know what you mean, I was at a friends house who had a 24 in BS and it takes several minutes for it to spin down. He has a brake on it which helps a lot.

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#2 posted 04-16-2012 05:07 PM

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