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Forum topic by dword01 posted 03-19-2013 10:28 AM 614 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dword01

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03-19-2013 10:28 AM

Hello,

I am restoring my grandfathers 113.298240 Craftsman table saw, and I need the screw for the pivot arm for the motor mount. The part # is 30628, and I can order it from SearsPartsDirect, but it is $3.50 plus shipping for a single screw.

Can anyone tell me what kind/size screw this is, so I can just go get one at OSH or HomeDepot? I’ve found a picture of it (supposedly) here: http://c.fixya.net/fixya20/products/c/craftsman/118x100/30628_arm_screw_q10393987.jpg

There is also the washer that goes on the spring, part #6423 that has the description “washer, spring.” Any info on that part (aside from it just being a washer) would also be appreciated.

Thanks for looking.


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Dwain

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#1 posted 03-19-2013 06:07 PM

I don’t know if you have sone this, but you should check Vintage Machinery.org. They have a section for this type of search.

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#2 posted 03-19-2013 07:53 PM

Go to your local hardware store ask for a 1/4-20×5/8” bolt with a star lock washer and a flat washer. The three should be less than a dollar. -Jack

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#3 posted 03-25-2013 10:13 PM

Awesome, thanks for the tip IrreverentJack.

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