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Bill White

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#1 posted 01-11-2014 09:16 PM

Aside from the heavy lifting, you’re gonna love that saw.
I have the 0555LX.
Get good blades, and read the set up instructions carefully.
I use 1/4” 8tpi, 3/8” 6tpi, and 1/2” 3tpi. Those will do most everything ya need.
Be aware that the saw will be kinda “tippy” on a mobile base. Putting a riser on it will make it even more so. Once you’re used to that, you’re good to go.
Almost forgot. Use Loctite on all the frame bolts just for insurance.
Bill

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