R4512 CAST IRON WINGS
As for which cast iron wings, mine are new and sold by Sawstop as an accessory to their contractor’s saw. The main preparation for this project, other than buying the parts, is to get ready to do some drilling and tapping of holes in cast iron the table saw top and steel the fence rails. This is a good saw made great by these additions. They are in good used condition. I then carefully tightened all four of the connecting bolts, and rechecked for parallel before tightening them completely. Join Date Jul Posts All I need now is a replacement measuring tape for the front rail, which is easy to buy and install later. I used one of those long handle, hinged ratchets to tighten the middle two bolts on the left side table.
Leave the tape on until after the wing is bolted on you could drop bolts or washers down there otherwise. My upgrade came after using the saw for 30 years as it was. If I gave you the impression that I didn’t like it, I apologize for not being clear. I’m not sure how else somebody could do it. You need to hold the fence tight against your miter slot reference, then clamp the head down, then tighten the screws. The head has a bit of slop in it until it’s clamped tight. It is easy to adjust in small increments and it is as smooth and solid as can be. Still not sure what that’s about, but it’s within.
My fence is about 15 years old. Google Sponsor Google Sponsor. I love my new Vega, too, wigs all the same reasons. For the back rail, you will need new holes, based on where you want to place the back rail which depends on where you put the front rail. One challenge for attaching the back rails is that the holes in the back of the saw are threaded.
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Maybe they just don’t make them like they used to. From what I felt, it doesn’t take much to move the Vega fence if it is not bolted down to the fence head. This has been the easiest alignment for me in sings long time! Aligns perfectly with table, rails and extension table.
I have a Betterley Una-Gauge, which is a great help any similar dial indicator gadget will do. Fit the and Series.
The table saw uses three holes per side and the new wings use four holes per side, and they have supports underneath that make a three hole conversion difficult. Heavy duty cast iron for making the best cuts. Lining up and bolting the right side wing wingd only difficult because of the weight of the wing itself; if you measured right, everything goes together easily.
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Also shop in Also shop in. The head has a bit of slop in it until it’s clamped tight. Skip to main content. Because of this, they are sold AS IS, as found. I used one r45122 those long handle, hinged ratchets to tighten the middle two bolts on the left side table. All times are GMT This wing was attached to a Unisaw Table Top Upgrading the R gives me precision on a smaller, more mobile footprint, which is exactly what I needed.
This page was last updated: For the new extension wings, one might be tempted to try to use some existing holes in either the table saw top or the Sawstop wings.
It was a direct wkngs model from the ‘s. The reason for this thread is to pass along some suggestions to those who might want to do the same.
I am really surprised to hear about your collective experience with Vega fences. You can either open these holes up a bit in order to accommodate the bolts that come with the fence, or just substitute slightly thinner bolts.
The left side is another matter. I slid the Una-Gauge up and down the fence and made little adjustments to the fence until the dial indicator kept the same reading all the way up and down the fence within a few thousandths. If I gave you the impression that I didn’t like it, I apologize for not being clear. This is for a delta milwaukee table saw model In my shop, I need very little ripping width, and I don’t want the rails taking up too much space, so I have a lot more of the rails on the left than anyone else would want.
Plus, with all of that wiggle room for the four bolts, the front end of the fence is almost as likely to move as the back end. For sale is a table saw extension wing for the These have a light surface rust from sitting, should clean up nicely. Once all four bolts are in on both sides, alignment is pretty easy.