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Forum topic by Milo posted 08-03-2009 11:30 PM 732 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Milo

851 posts in 1973 days


08-03-2009 11:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource question miter saw

Has anyone got a lead on where I can find a replacement laser for my miter saw? It’s just a little think, not much bigger around the a pen with a fairly standard plug in for power. If it weighs an ounce I’ll be shocked.

Please let me know if you have a lead.

Milo

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...


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BTKS

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#1 posted 08-05-2009 05:15 AM

Irwin makes one that mounts on the arbor of the saw and comes on when the blade spins. I’ve not used it myself and do not know how to calibrate it or if it stays in line, especially between blade changes. I think it’s a little less than $30.00 at one of the box stores. Hope it helps. Make and model would also be helpful for finding parts. Best of luck, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#2 posted 08-05-2009 05:32 AM

Milo,
I have used the one BTKS is talking about…it works pretty good. Home Depot…$30

-- Don S.E. OK

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Durnik150

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#3 posted 08-05-2009 06:13 AM

I third the recommendation of the Irwin laser. My miter saw didn’t come with one so I picked one up on Amazon and it works great. Amazon had them for right around $25 and I had free shipping for a year. They go on super fast and have worked fine for me for the last 4 months or so.

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Milo

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#4 posted 08-06-2009 02:15 AM

I REALLY would like to replace the present laser. Bugs me to add something on. Of well… I think I actually have one of those irwin lasers somewhere. ha!

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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