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Forum topic by knexster posted 03-21-2020 08:16 PM 251 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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knexster

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03-21-2020 08:16 PM

Hello everyone! It’s been quite some time since I last attempted to set up my shop. Guess now is a great time to get everything set up, unless you’re missing things you need! I bought this off Craigslist a couple years ago and never finished my table saw project to actually install it until now.

Does anyone know what size Allen key fits the head cap screws/adjustment screws on the vega pro 40 fence?

Any suggestions on what I can do about obtaining a replacement for the rear hold down?

Thank you in advance!

-- Don't think outside the box. Think as if there is no box at all.


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tvrgeek

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#1 posted 03-21-2020 11:04 PM

I suggest calling Vega.

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therealSteveN

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#2 posted 03-22-2020 09:03 PM

I could get you the screw sizes off mine, but the hold down will have to come from Vega. So you may as well just go through them.

My history says to call, sometimes it takes a while via email. If they made it, they can get you a part.

Vega Enterprises

9585 Bruce Rd. Decatur, IL 62526
Phone: (217) 963-2232
Fax: (217) 963-2246
email: [email protected]

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#3 posted 03-23-2020 06:05 PM

By the rear hold down, are you referring to the little piece that clips under the back rail? If so, it’s easily made. There’s nothing critical about it. It just keep the back of the fence from lifting up.

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knexster

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#4 posted 03-30-2020 04:39 AM

Bought a set of Allen wrenches that went higher (and would fit) and it ended up being 5/16.

I’ll still need to get in touch with Vega about the hold down, or as HokieKen suggested, make my own.

Thanks for the suggestions!

-- Don't think outside the box. Think as if there is no box at all.

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