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Offline Bob Pichora

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KAPEX spring
« on: September 18, 2023, 11:40 PM »
Has anyone found a source for a “lighter-duty” spring for the KAPEX; to make it easier for those of us that have a torn rotator cuff to use the chop saw?

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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: KAPEX spring
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2023, 08:34 AM »
I doubt you'll find a lighter spring. Try spraying the spring and pivot with garage door lube. It is designed for torsion springs.


Offline Cheese

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Re: KAPEX spring
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2023, 12:50 PM »
In my "Professional" years I used Lee Spring for torsion springs. They probably have a minimum quantity but they're pretty inexpensive. Another source could be McMaster Carr.
« Last Edit: September 19, 2023, 12:57 PM by Cheese »