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Old 09-24-2007, 08:24 PM
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Cummins Industrial tools showed up in Winnsboro Tx this morning and of course I had to go just in case they had something I couldn't live without. Wouldn't you know they had a 4x6 swival head band saw . It was missing 12 nuts to put the stand together and the drive belt, So I said to the proprieter, what you gonna sell that saw for seeing its missing some parts? He said I'll take $130 for it and I said sold. Got it home put it together , had to rob my HF4x6 for the belt, and it work like it's supposed to. I show pics but I do not have a digital camers.

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Old 09-25-2007, 10:40 AM
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Jim, it probably looks just like my Homier swivel head; wanna borrow a picture or two?

If it is the same, the little carriage bolts they supplied for the sheet metal stand weren't any good anyway; the square shanks were too long to allow the nuts to squeeze the sheets together so I tossed them & used something else. My saw has performed admirably for the money, though. Same saw is available locally for $325 with nicer paint and the ShopFox name on it.
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Old 09-25-2007, 01:44 PM
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Everytime there is one of the Cummins Industrial sales here in the Syracuse area, almost all of the products bigger than a bread box appear to be incomplete, maybe we're the last show on the road, before they restock (?). I bought 2 of their 20 gallon parts washers for $50.00, both boxes were open and between the 2, I still didn't have enough parts for 1 complete unit. Filled the tank up, turned the pump on, it locked up and blew a fuse, freed up the pump and it been working for the last 3 years without a glitch.

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Old 09-25-2007, 05:45 PM
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If you have the illustrated parts brake down I would appreciate a copy of it.
there were no manuals for it other than the assembly directions.


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I talked to a couple of the guys working there and they told me they get replentished every 2 or 3 days. Next time ask them when their replentish truck is comming and where they will be then. This particular team is only gonna a be about 20 mi. down the road and after those 2days they are only moving another 20mi.

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Old 09-25-2007, 10:30 PM
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cummings The 3/8" impact I bought for light use (running 1/4" x 1" torx head screws through 1/8" aluminum) wouldn't do it. [
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:28 PM
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If you have the illustrated parts brake down I would appreciate a copy of it.
there were no manuals for it other than the assembly directions.
JIM
hmmmm
I honestly don't know where it is or if it had a decent parts breakdown. I already looked where I hoped it was and it wuzn't. I'll keep an eye out.
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Old 09-26-2007, 06:04 PM
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Thanks Cutter, I appreciate the effort.

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Old 09-27-2007, 03:18 AM
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Jim, I found the manual; it appears to be the same as what you have - just a basic assembly/user manual, a few crappy pictures but no parts list or diagram. I guess they figure the whole damned saw will wear completely out before you need any spare parts.
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:37 PM
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Thanks Cutter. I have fully assembled the saw and it works great. It needed no adjusting in the vert or horizontal cutting. My HF was a pain in the --- to get it cutting straight. Also the stand for the cummins is very sturdy comparied to the HF

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Old 09-27-2007, 05:08 PM
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Wondering were the saw is made Taiwan or china. I find Taiwan somewhat better quality, Thanks, and does cummins ever come to Florida?
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