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2X4

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2088 days ago

Hello, I recently acquired a 2040 Makita Planer, and I am trying to find the owners manual. The planer needs some work, and before I start to use it I want to be safe. Thanks Dave


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Julian

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#1 posted 2088 days ago

Here’s a link I found for all the replacement parts for it. Using google, all I found was people asking the same question as you.

http://www.ereplacementparts.com/makita-2040-planer-parts-c-97_156_454.html

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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2X4

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#2 posted 2088 days ago

Hello Julian, Thank-You for the fast reply, I have checked it out, but I need the owners manual on the adjustments, for the feed rollers, and things. Thanks Dave

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David Freed

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#3 posted 2021 days ago

2×4
Did you get your planer running? I was wondering how you like it. I had a 2040 about 20 years ago.

-- David, Southern Indiana

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2X4

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#4 posted 2021 days ago

Hello David, I did get it running, but it had issues, the roller guide setting screws are shot, I have them on order. Hope to get it back in great shape soon. I would love get a hard copy of an owners manual, or any copy of an owners manual, Thank for the response Dave

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dusty2

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#5 posted 2021 days ago

I did not find anyone with a copy that wanted to send it to you free but it seems like you can purchase what you need here:

http://powertool.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/makita/2040.html?ct=support

This internet world that we now live in is amazing and at the same time very scary. It seems like there is nothing that can not be found on the world wide web. I just don’t know how to get to it all. Hope this helps.

-- Making Sawdust Safely

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Dan

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#6 posted 2020 days ago

Hi Dave, I recently bought a nos 2012. I phoned makita and they sent me the manual thru e-mail.

-- My Wife Says I Smell Like Sawdust............

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2X4

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#7 posted 2020 days ago

Good Morning Dusty, and Dan, Thank you for the response, Dusty I did try to use the link you sent me and I had no luck getting it to work, probably it is me, computer illiterate. Dan, I will try to call Makita, see how I make out with that.
I do want to Thank both of you guys, again for your response, Dave

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wrenchguy

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#8 posted 583 days ago

as of 12-19-12 it cost me 209.50 to have j.j. short recover makita 2040 feed rollers. i have a type 1 and had a hell of a time reinstalling them to factory specs. don’t over tighten roller pressure springs, u’ll burn up plain bearing. call me if u want tips or help. mike @ 50eight-33three-933six.

-- wrenchguy mike, nw indiana, armpit of the nation!

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Mark Smith

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#9 posted 583 days ago

It’s on Makita’s website as a PDF: Click Here

-- Mark Smith, Tracy, CA., http://www.markscustomwoodcrafts.com

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Mark Smith

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#10 posted 583 days ago

Nevermind! I didn’t notice that the original post on this was from 1505 days ago!

-- Mark Smith, Tracy, CA., http://www.markscustomwoodcrafts.com

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