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Offline mattosburn

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DOMINO DF 500 motor housing alignment issue
« on: June 06, 2023, 11:33 AM »
When I pulled out my Domino today I found that what I think is called the Motor Housing is no longer in alignment.  I used it last to cut mortises in some hickory, didn't have any issues then and don't remember dropping it or anything.  I do not see anything in the manual addressing how to make the adjustment.  Is this something I can attempt to adjust without sending it in for servicing?  Thanks.

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Offline bobtskutter

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Re: DOMINO DF 500 motor housing alignment issue
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2023, 12:00 PM »
Hello, welcome to the FOG.

Please remember the cutter moves from side to side whilst you plunge the machine.  I suspect the machine has been turned off and the cutter has come to rest on a slight angle - this is how the machine works.

With the machine not connected to power, try turning the CUTTER by hand.  You should see the "side to side" motion working.


Offline mattosburn

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Re: DOMINO DF 500 motor housing alignment issue
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2023, 05:20 PM »
Thanks for the quick reply.  Your response was exactly correct.  I'm kind of surprised that I never noticed that before because I'm sure it must not have been the first time.