retrofitting delta T2-30

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Forum topic by greenfinger posted 06-10-2014 02:36 AM 933 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-10-2014 02:36 AM

I have a Craftsman table saw that had a bad fence, after do some research found information on retrofitting a Delta T2 fence. I attempted this on Saturday, was successful with the front rail with little problems. The back is a little different, I noticed that there is some excessive play up and down on the rail and it doesn’t sit flush on the rail. There is little if any movement side to side. I was wonder if I have done something wrong or could someone possibly give me some direction in which way to go remedy this problem or is this normal. Thanks in advance for the help.

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#1 posted 06-10-2014 09:16 AM

Check for burrs or debris preventing the rail from sitting flush, then be sure all the bolts are tightened up. Is it possible that the rear bolts are too long?

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#2 posted 06-10-2014 12:06 PM

The rear of fence should have a nylon bushing that just glides on top of the rear rail. There is a small metal clip that goes under the rail to keep the rear of fence from lifting when using a feather board or similar device that could cause an upward force on the fence. The rear of the fence will have some up & down play even when the front is securely locked in place.

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#3 posted 06-14-2014 03:31 AM

Thanks for the replies. @ hotbyte I will try to post a picture of the fence on the rear rail, if you let me know if what you see is normal. Appreciate the help.

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