I'm trying to tune up my table saw because the blade lift has been very
stiff. I've got it broken down but can't seem to get the pivoting shaft
out(where the problem lies)
Posted some pics in ABPW
Also what do most here use to lube the trunnions?
A can of spray dry-lube is your friend for this.
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Thanks for all the replies and suggestions.
I never got the shaft out, but I clamped it to one of my horses and started
lubing it with penetrating oil and working it up and down with a crowbar.
Finally got it loosened up and then flooded it with WD-40 while I worked it
up and down until it ran clear from rust. Now if I pull it to the up
position on the horse it will fall to the down position. It moves like
Again, thanks for all the replies
While you have your saw apart an old site had a great writeup on how
to make your adjustment wheels more responsive.
Unfortunately it is now only available via the wayback machine:
be patient, it takes a while to load but is worth it.
Loads much faster using Chrome than IE like most web pages.
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