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Forum topic by thelt posted 11-16-2013 12:33 PM 595 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thelt

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11-16-2013 12:33 PM

This may have been covered in another post, but I can’t find anything on it. Over the years and for one reason or another the right side of my saw where the crank for angling the blade is, it has been pulled in and I want to fix it. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get the large dent out and reinforce that side of the saw? I can take photos if anyone is interested.

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 12:54 PM

If it was not hit “in” , I’d be wondering why it is going in like that. Can you see a brace inside that may have come loose? if you wanted to put a hole in it, you can use a dent puller, but I think something is wrong with the frame to allow that to happen…..............Jim

I’d like to see a picture and one of the inside too if you can get a camera in there…....

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 06:03 PM

I think it happened when a board or something got jammed between the motor and the cabinet and it happened when I or my son tried to tilt the blade and pulled in the side. I’ll go out to the shop and take some photos and post them.

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#3 posted 11-16-2013 07:18 PM

I’m pretty sure the same thing happened to my saw. I got too over-zealous with the bevel crank, and it pulled the metal frame in towards the interior of the saw. No big deal, never did effect the performance. But I did eventually fix it.
There should be two nuts/screws inside the saw that hold the bevel crank handle in place. Loosen them up, push the dent out, then snug them back. I did have to reset the 45/90* stops after I was done.

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#4 posted 11-17-2013 10:19 AM

Thanks Tedstor. I’ll try that. I read somewhere where someone reinforced this side of the cabinet but I forgot where I read it.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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