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MrUnix

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#1 posted 08-20-2016 10:01 PM

Come on man.. Delta screwed you?!? Many of the parts supplied by manufacturers are just off the shelf hardware store items. For example, I don’t know how many bearings I’ve seen that are listed as discontinued or ‘obsolete’ from the manufacturer or after-market suppliers that are easily obtained from a bearing house. Problem is that they want you to buy from them, so they don’t tell you what the industry standard part number is. It is not exclusive to Delta – they all play that game.

Case in point… AFAIK, what you are looking for is nothing more than a very short 1/4”x28tpi hex head bolt. However, finding one short enough might be a bit more difficult, but they are easy to grind down to size if needed – such as this example found on the tube: Delta Knife Screw 1340196

Apparently, they are available from Renovo , but at over $3 a pop. Other places like 1800toolrepair had them listed at over $1 a piece. It’s no wonder they don’t want you to know that you can run down to Tractor Supply and pick up a pound of them for a couple bucks :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable


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