Reply by ChefHDAN

  • Advertise with us

Posted on DeWalt DW734 New or DeWalt DW735 Used???

View ChefHDAN's profile


1444 posts in 3334 days

#1 posted 03-05-2019 06:28 PM

Chad, AWESOME score $350 if you do find hex bolts and not the Tork screws, be very careful removing the bolts as since they are still installed to the factory torques. I stripped one and it was a mother clucker to get out. Best trick I found was to use a punch that can fit inside the hex hole. Before loosening each bolt, I gave each one 3 solid taps with a 16oz hammer and then they came out with reasonable force. Amazon has the conversion kit for the screws for $23. Everyone gets different lifespan from their blades based on how the work and what their working. I get pretty good mileage from mine but I generally drop the head only a half crank at a time and am okay with some sanding when the small nicks start showing up. When I look at the cost of the spiral head, I just can’t pull the trigger on that for the budget. If I ran a lot more stock or had a time vs. money scenario I might be able to justify, but until then… do you have a jointer yet????

-- I've decided 1 mistake is really 2 opportunities to learn.. learn how to fix it... and learn how to not repeat it

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics