I have a Delta Rockwell Contractor saw that I bought new in 1967. It
runs on a link belt and machined pulleys and stays dead on accurate.
The old Jet fence that came with it is acting up again and I am ready
to replace it with a biesmeyer. My question is how does the biesmeyer
attach to my table.
I upgraded the stock Delta fence on my 9" table saw from the early
1970's to a Unifence a while back.
I had to take a drill to the old rail mounting holes because they were
threaded and too small for the hardware that came in the packaging.
After that, it was pretty straightforward, following the included
I'd recommend trying to find the manual online somewhere and looking
But as Mike O. said, you'll probably just use the holes that are
already there for the new fence. If the Bies is like the Unifence,
then the fence rail slides onto some bolts that go through the old
mounting holes and you tighten them down when it's in the proper
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