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195 days ago

From someone who owns a Dewalt 735 13 inch planer. I need a picture of the sprockets and chain assembly. This is very easy to do. Standing on the infeed side of the planer look on the left side and you will see a plastic guard that covers the sprockets. There are 3 hex head screws that remove with the supplied T handle wrench that’s in the hole in the top of your planer.

Remove that cover and take a picture and post it please. Also check and see how tight the chain is across the top of the sprockets.


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#1 posted 195 days ago

Did you get a picture? I can take one tomorrow if you still did not get it by then. let me know
In the meantime this link might help

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#2 posted 195 days ago

This might help….

it’s a youtube video of a guy installing a shelix cutterhead – he does a full dismantle of the machine

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#3 posted 195 days ago

There’s a little bit of flex in the chain, not much, maybe the thickness of a finger. My finger, not your finger, although I don’t really know how big your fingers are, they might be the same size finger, in which it would also be the thickness of your finger. If you need more specific than that you’ll have to count the links in the picture and examine the angle of the tension arm.

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#4 posted 194 days ago

Thanks guys, got what I need.

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