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1515Re: Newbie new owner of Sawsmith - where do I start?

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  • jeffwhataguy
    Apr 13 9:05 AM
      Thanks, that cleared up my confusion. I never tried to pull on the knob, just to unscrew it. It works correctly when I pull on it and allows me to change the angle. That explains one of the adjustments!

      --- In sawsmith@yahoogroups.com, Jeffrey Kauf <zygek@...> wrote:
      >
      > Jeff: I have not used my saw in a long time, but knob B is what I was
      > referring to. You should be able to pull on it in order to change
      > angles. It might be stuck. Unscrewing it probably detaches it from a
      > locking pin.
      > On Apr 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM, jeffwhataguy wrote:
      >
      > > Thanks everyone for your replies. I appreciate your taking the time
      > > to help.
      > >
      > > Matthew - I think I must have a different cord type. Mine is grey
      > > plastic, and seems to be undamaged. Maybe it had already been
      > > replaced by the previous owner?
      > >
      > > Grandpa - thanks for the advice on the book and how to search. I
      > > will look up lubrication, but I am hesitant to take the whole saw
      > > apart. I'm hoping to figure out how to loosen each component and
      > > lubricate it while still in place.
      > >
      > > For now I was able to adjust the blade height by manually turning
      > > the height gear (with arm removed), and used it to cut some 2x12's
      > > this weekend. It did a great job.
      > >
      > > Jeffrey - I'm sorry but I can't tell which chrome knob you're
      > > talking about. I've attached a link to a picture of my saw. The knob
      > > labelled "A" turns less than 90 degrees then stops hard - I don't
      > > want to force it without knowing which way it is supposed to turn.
      > > The knob labelled "B" screws out and can be removed. The handle
      > > labelled "C" doesn't turn at all. But I can't get the saw housing to
      > > move no matter how I adjust these handles. Could you say how you
      > > adjust these in order to get the saw housing to move?
      > >
      > > Here's the picture: http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad132/4more/P4100062.jpg
      > >
      > > Thanks!
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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