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Blog entry by Joey77 posted 10-29-2020 11:35 AM 333 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I just purchased an old Skilsaw 825. I will post the pictures with a close up of the serial number. Does anyone know where I can buy parts and get a schematic? The saw is in amazing condition. I was told that I should flush out the gearbox with Kerosene. I definitely need to replace the seals and gaskets. I have been working on these saws for years and usually buy all parts from M&M Tool.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.



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JRAP

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#1 posted 10-29-2020 09:22 PM

Worm drive?

-- -- Jim, Cumberland,RI -- Life is all the other stuff you do when you're not in the shop. - http://www.woodshopshed.com

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Joey77

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#2 posted 10-29-2020 10:53 PM

Yes, it’s a worm-drive.

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#3 posted 10-30-2020 12:30 AM

Hi Joey and welcome to LJ…

I suppose with the cost of modern, potentially safer saws my question is why... why not just buy a new one.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#4 posted 10-30-2020 09:11 PM

good luck finding parts for a saw that old,and like the duck said why not get a new one,there’s a good reason they dont make metal handle tools anymore.welcome to lj’s.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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