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Offline krudawg

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Hammer K3 Winner Blade tilt adjustment
« on: November 24, 2021, 06:54 PM »
My saw blade tilt indication shows it is at 90 degrees straight up for a rip cut but when I measure it it's off a bit.  Can someone explain how I adjust the stop to the blade is at exactly 90 degrees (Straight up).  Thanks in advance
Ted
MFT/3, DF 500, Hammer K3 Winner, TS55,  Sjoberg Elite 1500 Workbench, Fuji MiniMite4 Platinum,
Former Marine, Vietnam Vet

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Offline JonnyBBravo

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Re: Hammer K3 Winner Blade tilt adjustment
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2021, 07:05 PM »
I do not own a felder product but how you ensure your blade is square is typically done by using a square or digital angle finder. I will explain how to do it with a digital angle finder. Set the digital angle on the table of the saw. Turn it on and zero it out. Then raise your blade all the way up with power off (safety first). Now take the digital angle finder and set it on the side of the blade avoiding the teeth (carbide) you should now see a reading of 90 degrees or the current degree.
You should be able to use the tilt adjustment to dial the saw to 90 if it’s out of 90 degrees.

Felder should have a manual and you should be able to find literature to advise how you can adjust the tilt, square the saw etc. but that’s how majority of people I know do this. If you do use a square ensure the carbides or teeth are not making contact with the square it should be set between the teeth to check square. But using a digital angle finder is by far the easier method. Hope this advice helps.

YouTube has some great examples as well and maybe even one for your Hammer saw.

Offline krudawg

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Re: Hammer K3 Winner Blade tilt adjustment
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2021, 07:57 PM »
I can't find any info on adjusting the tilt stop.  I can see the stop it is just treaded onto the jack screw that tilts the blade but how do I move the stop so my blade is actually at 90 degrees. I have the manual so maybe I'll re-read it again to see if I can figure it out
Ted
MFT/3, DF 500, Hammer K3 Winner, TS55,  Sjoberg Elite 1500 Workbench, Fuji MiniMite4 Platinum,
Former Marine, Vietnam Vet

Offline Mini Me

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Re: Hammer K3 Winner Blade tilt adjustment
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2021, 09:29 PM »
Look at the threaded screw that drives the tilt mechanism and the round stops are on that. From memory they are locked with a hexagonal grub screw requiring an Allen Key.