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Old 02-27-2013, 11:05 PM
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A new 58B is just south of 3k so it is worth the risk. In time, I will have it up and cutting.
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:14 PM
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Got some time to work on the saw today. Cleaned up the dashpot and found brake cleaner strips the paint off easy. So removed the seafoam green. If I enjoyed painting, I would strip it and repaint it. The battle scares will stay. Got the glob on the guard cut out and fitted it with a new piece of metal. I think it much looks better. Posted the Clarke on Craigslist.
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:18 PM
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You got a pretty good deal on that saw. I love seeing old iron repaired for another go round.

What kind of gooseneck hitch is that?
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:39 PM
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It is a Cody Cushion, I bought it couple years ago in effort to smooth the ride for our horses. I think it helps their legs.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:04 PM
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Nice saw..

What was that piece of welded metal you took out?
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:17 PM
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Nice saw..

What was that piece of welded metal you took out?
Yes, instead of getting a shorter blade they cut and added patch.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:48 PM
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The parts were delivered yesterday and of course I had to put the saw back together last night. The test cut was off a bit and after a slight adjustment to the rear guide and reducing the head pressure she is cutting true. I can't believe how this saw performs. It is a beast.
Installed the new cup seal in the dashpot and mounted it on the saw. Filled it with jack oil and I was in business.
Now for the best part. I sold the old Clarke for $150.00 making my total out of pocket for the new saw $180.00 which included 2 new blades.
Now to build a platen for vertical cuts.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:58 PM
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Looks good, once you get it tuned it should stay that way. My Wellsaw stays tuned unless someone else uses it and over tightens the vice.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:04 PM
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Looks good, once you get it tuned it should stay that way. My Wellsaw stays tuned unless someone else uses it and over tightens the vice.
I don't understand why over tightening the vise knocks it out of tune. What is tour thoughts?
I'm a one man show so if it goes bad, its one me.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:13 PM
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I don't know how yours is but on mine the rear vice swivels and is held by two bolts and if you really reef on the vice screw the rear jaw will move.
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