1515Re: Newbie new owner of Sawsmith - where do I start?
- Apr 13 9:05 AMThanks, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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