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Forum topic by wiser1934 posted 04-27-2014 02:23 AM 482 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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wiser1934

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04-27-2014 02:23 AM

Topic tags/keywords: table saw zc insert

ridgid does not make this saw insert. looking to see if anyone knows of an aftermarket source. or how to fabricate one. thanks

-- wiser1934, new york


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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 04-27-2014 02:30 AM

http://www.woodcraft.com/product/2000909/35340/ridgid-r4512-table-saw-zeroclearance-blade-insert.aspx

Try this. I use one on my craftsman and it works great.

Edit: Sorry didn’t look at your model number. It may still work. Try contacting the company

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lepelerin

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#2 posted 04-27-2014 04:46 AM

make your own, way cheaper and you can make one for different blade angles or different blade thickness.

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camps764

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#3 posted 04-27-2014 12:51 PM

They are super easy to make. Just get a piece of hardboard that is the appropriate thickness, trace the old insert onto the hardboard, cut it out and sand to the lines.

Drill a finger hole in one end for easy installation/removal.

raise the blade through the blank and Voila!

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toolie

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#4 posted 04-27-2014 06:44 PM

what is a ridgid 2509 table saw? got a pic? i’m familiar with the 2412, 2424, 3612,3650,3660, 2400, 4511 and 4512. is the 2509 that little portable benchtop saw that looks like this dewalt:

http://www.cpooutlets.com/dewalt-dw745-10-in--compact-jobsite-table-saw/dewndw745,default,pd.html?ref=outletscipla&zmam=31282435&zmas=47&zmac=664&zmap=dewndw745&srccode=cii_17588969&cpncode=33-287444851-2

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tefinn

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 07:20 PM

You sure that’s the right model number? I don’t think Ridgid ever made a 2509.

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poopiekat

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#6 posted 04-27-2014 09:31 PM

@tefinn: Ridgid DID make a 2509….it’s a “utility nozzle” for, I guess, a shop vac.

My shop-vac regularly makes its own ‘zero-clearance inserts’... and I gotta get the broom handle to clear them out of the hose.

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wiser1934

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#7 posted 04-28-2014 02:12 AM

thanks everyone. going to do the next best thing. put a thin piece of baltic birch plywood under the throat, then raise the blade through it.

-- wiser1934, new york

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