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Forum topic by lieutenantdan posted 05-13-2012 07:26 PM 1304 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-13-2012 07:26 PM

Looking to replace the hand wheels on my Ridgid 4511 with some good quality steel or cast iron ones. Anyone else done this?? What did you use??

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#1 posted 05-13-2012 08:44 PM

I don’t have this saw but you could probably check out the grizzly ones, not that pricey.


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#2 posted 05-13-2012 08:51 PM

grizzly has all kinds
i have gotten some there

and the price is right

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#3 posted 05-13-2012 08:57 PM

The grizzly ones look great.Much better than I found on ebay from China even though I bought a few which are nice the eight and ten inch ones look beautiful and would be great to use beware matching the spindle size and get a nice big wheel or two depending upon your needs imho Alistair

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#4 posted 05-13-2012 10:07 PM

McMaster Carr has aluminum and cast iron handwheels.

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#5 posted 05-13-2012 11:22 PM

You might check with Steel City to see what else they might have that will fit.

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#6 posted 05-13-2012 11:30 PM

Reid supply has a pretty extensive selection of cast iron handwheels

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#7 posted 05-13-2012 11:32 PM

+1 for McMaster-Carr. They have handles for days….and the selection system is pretty easy. Can be a little pricey for oddballs though.

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#9 posted 05-19-2012 09:17 AM

This may not be what your wanting but I accidently dropped my old steff powerfeeder and broke the handwheel that lifts the whole unit and just made one out of Santos Mahogany and 6 years later it still works fine…..

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