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DonSC

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677 days ago

Hi. Another new member here. My question has to do with replacement blades for my planer- which is a discontinued model,of course… Dewalt DW733 with 2 blades. 12 1/2”.

I ordered new blades from an ebay seller.The package says Dewalt DW733 blades. But when I opened the pkge I noticed some differences.
1.The blades are smaller in width by @3/16 ”
2.The original blades have a spring screwed on the back of the blade, which is not on the new blades and there’s no place to put the spring. ( no threaded holes to attach it).

Is this common with the replacements for the planer? Why don’t the aftermarket blades have the springs? Thanks in advance. Don
Culleoka, Tn.

-- Don, Culleoka, Tn.


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Dusty56

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#1 posted 677 days ago

Are you sure you have a 733 ?
Mine don’t have any springs on the blades. I have two of them.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Bill White

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#2 posted 677 days ago

None on my 733 either.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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Tennessee

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#3 posted 677 days ago

This is what your planer blades should look like, according to this supplier which I have dealt with.

http://www.amazon.com/POWERTEC-Planer-Blades-DeWalt-DW733/dp/B0030312N8

If not, you own some other model.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 677 days ago

Tennesee, that is what mine look like as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Tennessee

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#5 posted 677 days ago

Wrong blades in the package? Wouldn’t be the first time a jobber messed up on the packaging line.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#6 posted 677 days ago

My 733 blades look like Dusty’s

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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DonSC

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#7 posted 677 days ago

Well, I goofed. lol- I was looking at the backing plates thinking they were the blades.Cheez. Duh.
Thanks guys- I’ll crawl back under my rock now…....sorry.

-- Don, Culleoka, Tn.

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 677 days ago

ROFLMAO !!! Thanks for ‘fessin’ up : ) LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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DonSC

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#9 posted 677 days ago

Humility is a tough road to take. haha!
BTW, I did buy the blades from the same seller on ebay that you and Tennessee have shown.
Don

-- Don, Culleoka, Tn.

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pintodeluxe

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#10 posted 677 days ago

...Crawl back under my rock now… I can’t stop laughing. Man, that was such a funny line.
No harm done, right?
Thanks for sharing your experience.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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knotscott

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#11 posted 677 days ago

If you’re gonna “goof” in woodworking, that’s the way to do it! Look at the bright side…..you made an impression here, and you didn’t lose any digits! ;-) Welcome to LJ’s!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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DonSC

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#12 posted 677 days ago

One follow-up question-
the original blades aren’t in real bad shape- does anyone ever get them sharpened? I asked on another site and a Dewalt tech said to toss them out because the set-up specs would be changed if they were sharpened.

-- Don, Culleoka, Tn.

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 677 days ago

I have had mine sharpened….see those elongated slots in the blades ? They’re made for adjusting with : )
He might have been thinking about the DW734 “disposable” blades.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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knotscott

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#14 posted 677 days ago

The 733 blades are definitely resharpenable. The 734 and 735 blades are disposable. All can be hone though.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#15 posted 677 days ago

It happens… don’t beat yourself up!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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