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Forum topic by ihavethetools posted 11-26-2017 02:09 AM 377 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-26-2017 02:09 AM

Hello again. I’m planning to add a router extension to my Craftsman 113.xxxxx. I’m trying to decide if I should take off the right CI wing and make it one piece or if I should leave it on and make the router extension around 14 – 16” and bolt it to the CI extension. Any thoughts one way or the other would be appreciated, thank you.

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#1 posted 11-26-2017 02:23 AM

Leave the cast iron.

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#2 posted 11-26-2017 03:16 PM

Agree leave the CI on the table, whats your fence set up? I use a couple of quick-grip clamps to attach my router fence to my TS fence and it works pretty well, I’ve got a router wing added to the right of my CI on a saw similar to yours, see here

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#3 posted 11-27-2017 11:49 PM

I plan on putting the Delta T3 fence on the saw. So far I have cleaned the whole saw, everything inside and out. New machined pulleys and belt from Inline industries. Also just installed PALS on it and the blade is now dead on. I do have both CI wings reinstalled after cleaning, repainting and sanding the tops of them. Just ordered a zero clearance insert and Micro Jigs splitters. The saw runs better than new now.

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