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Offline Kev

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TS75 Riving Knife amount of play?
« on: April 05, 2014, 04:21 AM »
Curious about the amount of play people feel they're getting. I get about 5mm play left<->right at the tip, this seems consistent with the nature of the mechanism when I have a look under the cover and observe the play in the mechanics of the saw.

Is this the normal state?
« Last Edit: April 05, 2014, 01:20 PM by Kev »

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Re: TS75 Riving Knife amount of play?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2014, 06:45 PM »

Some lateral play isn't a big deal. As long as the riving knife goes into the kerf, it's doing its job.


Offline Kev

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Re: TS75 Riving Knife amount of play?
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014, 04:30 AM »
Thanks Shane,

It certainly seems ok, just a little more "slop" than the ts55. I ask because it was insanely tight when I undid it and I just wanting to make certain I hadn't adversely impacted the mechanism.