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Forum topic by empty5853 posted 10-26-2012 11:05 AM 1516 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-26-2012 11:05 AM

I hope you can help me with a problem I’m having finding a part for a DW788 type 1 scrollsaw.

I need the Fuse Cap. The schematics say it’s Part # 286345-00. When I go to look for it all the part places on the Internet they say it’s been replaced with Part # 286324-00. They said it’s compatible. So I ordered it. It came in and guess what? It isn’t compatible . The metal blades on the new fuse holder are smaller so the original clips on the ends of the (2) wires won’t fit. They just slide off. I thought, well maybe I just need to install the new fuse cap into the old fuse holder. It didn’t fit as it’s a different design then the original one.

I’m hoping that you can suggest a vendor that deals in “older parts” where I can buy the right one or maybe if someone has an extra one. I’d be willing to buy it from you.

Thanks for your time.

Take care.
Mark T.

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#1 posted 10-26-2012 11:07 AM

have you tried “”?

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#2 posted 10-26-2012 05:59 PM

Unfortunately, that’s where I bought the “compatible” part which doesn’t work.
Thanks for your suggestion though.

Take care.

Mark T.

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 03:55 AM

Have you tried going into Radio Shack and looking through the bins of components for a match to yours. I have had luck doing that with other electronic parts.

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 04:05 AM

I did a quick search and found this.= Hope it helps.

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#5 posted 10-27-2012 11:09 AM

Thanks David & Curtis for your suggestions. I’ll give them a try.

Mark T.

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