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Forum topic by Garbanzolasvegas posted 02-27-2015 02:32 AM 1019 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Garbanzolasvegas

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02-27-2015 02:32 AM

Seems my hate filled message to ridged did not get me any love from Ridgid Sooooo…

I have an arbor that makes my $75 freud blade wobble to at least 1/64th. SOOO Now for the time being I have to find the part of the blade that it closest to the fence MARK it and take my measurements off that part of the blade and the fence.

BUT if I have to take the blade off, say to use a dado, I will have to MIC it and mark it all over again. Can anyone think of how I can INDEX the arbor so I can use its Far right travel to mark it so I can mark the blade again to make my measurements between to teeth closets to the fence to do my measurements

THIS SUCKS…... HARD!

I really really really want to curse bad on here right now

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Deycart

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#1 posted 02-27-2015 03:16 AM

You should remove the blade and really clean the arbor. Then using a dial indicator on a stand measure the high spots and lightly file them down on the arbor. (This assumes your arbor is straight). I had to do this to a saw I rehabbed last year. Only took about 30 min. Took more time to set up it up than to file the high spots.

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RobS888

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#2 posted 02-27-2015 03:33 AM

Could you find the high spot then whack it?

Any chance your trunion bolts are not tightened or some grit got between the table and trunnions to tilt it a little? Have you adjusted them recently?

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 02-27-2015 03:39 AM

You get more flies with honey

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Garbanzolasvegas

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#4 posted 02-27-2015 01:10 PM

Yes I put a MIC to it last night and there is definitely RUN OUT not as bad as a 64th but half that. I marked my blade and put a little mark on the arbor so at least I can tell where the far rightest area is so I can at least keep working.

DEYCART I have already done all that.

WAHO6o9: What are they gunna do? Send me another defective arbor! Every part that RIDGID produces is SHEET! DEFECTIVE from top to bottom. And what gets to me …. NO one can do this by accident! IF they were completely incompetent at least SOME of their units/parts would work correctly. A broken clock is right twice a day! I mean you have to do this on purpose! Every part of the R4512 is SHEET and defective! YOU HAVE TO DO THAT ON PURPOSE!

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bondogaposis

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#5 posted 02-27-2015 01:41 PM

You should remove the blade and then place another table saw under it.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Mark Davisson

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#6 posted 02-27-2015 01:41 PM

Some of Ridgid’s parts work correctly, in my opinion.

-- I'm selfless because it feels so good!

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RobS888

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#7 posted 02-27-2015 01:49 PM



You should remove the blade and then place another table saw under it.

- bondogaposis


That’s what I did!

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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Garbanzolasvegas

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#8 posted 02-27-2015 02:26 PM

Lets say Ridgid manufactured cars.

The Wheels would be square, the doors would open to swing to the INSIDE of the car instead of out. The windshield would be made out of plywood and the gas tank would be made out of glued up matches and placed on the roof.

But it does have a life time warranty.

What I am trying to say is THIS can NOT be done because of chance or bad management or coincidence… If you replaced all the officers at RIDGID with retarded retired circus chimps, HELL they could do a better job, but the entire company has to be making these defective products on purpose, They have to be doing this to see what fools the american consumer is and laughing at them. It’s a miracle really!

Every critical part of my TB and I suspect every product the sell IS/ARE DEFECTIVE… EVERY DAMN ONE and they could give a F**K less

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ohtimberwolf

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#9 posted 02-27-2015 02:34 PM

If that saw gets crazy bad do what Bondo (post #5) said….your heart will last a lot longer.

-- Just a barn cat, now gone to cat heaven.

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verdesardog

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#10 posted 02-27-2015 02:46 PM

your arbor does have to be spot on. If it is just .01 out a 10 inch blade will be .2 out!

-- .. heyoka ..

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altendky

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#11 posted 02-27-2015 02:53 PM

Perhaps with an appropriate jig and safety precautions you could flatten the arbor while it is spinning? Done well it would be perfectly flat and true without even measuring. Also, if within 90 days it should be returnable?

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SirIrb

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#12 posted 02-27-2015 02:57 PM

How would the honey sound? “Your great saw sucks”?
It is an anchor. Sell it with the boat and use the money you made from it to buy another saw.


You get more flies with honey

- waho6o9


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Garbanzolasvegas

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#13 posted 02-27-2015 03:11 PM



How would the honey sound? “Your great saw sucks”?
It is an anchor. Sell it with the boat and use the money you made from it to buy another saw.

You get more flies with honey

- waho6o9

Already there!

- SirIrb


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Garbanzolasvegas

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#14 posted 02-27-2015 03:12 PM



your arbor does have to be spot on. If it is just .01 out a 10 inch blade will be .2 out!

- verdesardog


Try a half a 64th

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Garbanzolasvegas

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#15 posted 02-27-2015 03:14 PM



Perhaps with an appropriate jig and safety precautions you could flatten the arbor while it is spinning? Done well it would be perfectly flat and true without even measuring. Also, if within 90 days it should be returnable?

- altendky

Return a assembled 300 pound beast? to Home depot 50 miles away. I should have doe that the week I bought it. Yes its my fault for thinking I could make this damn RIDGIS TS work

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