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Old 02-19-2012, 06:34 PM
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Redux: Rip Fence Alignment Question

When I'm wrong, I'm really wrong.

Back in 2009, I was sure I'd found the answer to the rip fence being hard to lock up on both tracks.

http://www.bt3central.com/showthread...nce#post438420

In Post #13 I posted pictures of how the clamper should be bent.

I was dead wrong. The tail that pushes the rod toward the rear of the saw does have a bend in it.

While futzing around with my latest BT3100 acquisition I took a look at the innards of the rip fence mechanism. I'm sure that the saw is factory original as it has only about 2 hours on it.

The clamper definitely has a bend in it. This is how it should look.



I apologize to anyone who followed me down the wrong path.

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Old 02-19-2012, 10:35 PM
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I missed your post back then but I do appreciate you making note of it here. This little saw does have some well engineered but crazy looking pieces to it!
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