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Forum topic by RandyinFlorida posted 11-09-2014 07:07 PM 1786 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-09-2014 07:07 PM

Topic tags/keywords: cw40 schroll saw bellows hitachi

It looks like the bellows in my Hitachi CW40 scroll saw has gone bad. Without taking it apart I don’t know if it’s bad or plugged. I have found a parts breakdown. But the saw has been discontinued and I don’t think I’ll be able to get a replacement from Hitachi.

Is anybody aware of a source for replacement parts. Here is the PDF parts breakdown: “” The Hitachi PN for the bellows is 0DF6. Does some other company make an identical saw with there name on it?

-- Randy in Crestview Florida, Wood Rocks!

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#1 posted 11-09-2014 07:14 PM

It looks like I have answered my own question… The Porter-Cable Model #: PCB370SS 16” scroll saw has the exact same parts breakdown with the same PN. Now to find a source of supply.

-- Randy in Crestview Florida, Wood Rocks!

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#2 posted 11-09-2014 08:50 PM

Randy,a small aquarium air pump is usually the cheapest alternative to a broken scroll saw blower,get a good one for under $25 (plus some air hose) and you are back in business.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#3 posted 11-09-2014 11:03 PM

You can still get all the parts for the CW – 40, except the circuit board. I own one myself, and have for several years. Go to eraplacementparts/hitachi tools, can find the scroll saw listed, & the complete parts schematic with numbers. Parts can be ordered right from the site. And no, the saw is no longer made, but, parts are still available.

-- Sawdust703

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#4 posted 11-09-2014 11:40 PM

I have tried all sorts of ways to blow the sawdust off the cut line and finally, I just have a small fan setting next to the saw blowing the sawdust away.

-- Website is No PHD just a DD214 and a GED

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