Is it possible to replace the lateral adjustment lever on an old (Sweetheart
vintage) Stanley #4 plane? Mine is loose - very loose compared to my other
older planes and does not really work because of this. It looks like it is
riveted in perhaps - it's definitely not a screw. How would one fix this?
Is it considered a no-no to do this?
If you cannot fix it, I have a few spare #4's for parts laying around. If
you know what type it is, and i have it, I'll send you another for the cost
of shipping. Here's a link to figure out which type it is:
Without arguing the merits of making a frankenplane, O'Deen wrote
up the procedure for driving out the old pin and replacing it a
while back. Why don't you DAGS for it rather than butcher the
Dave in Fairfax
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 14:45:19 -0600, the inscrutable "Dukester"
No, so put your nail set in the vise upside down, place the rivet
over it, and tap on the top of it. Check, tap, until you're satisfied.
And you might as well tune up the plane while it's apart, huh? ;)
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