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Forum topic by Bubba33 posted 07-08-2020 11:48 AM 266 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-08-2020 11:48 AM

Hello All!

I was recently give a General Table saw by my father. I’m in need of the blade nut, but having trouble finding one. I think it’s 5/8-12, but not sure. I have contacted General, but they’re no longer in the business. They told me I needed to contact KMS. Called KMS and they can’t help.

I guess my questions are-

Does anyone know the size?

Is it reverse thread?

I greatly appreciate the help!

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#1 posted 07-08-2020 12:56 PM

Most table saws have 5/8” arbors and similar threads, so I’m willing to bet a nut from another brand would work. It would be worth a try to buy one from Jet, Grizzly etc and see if it works.

If it’s a right tilt saw you need a left hand but.

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#2 posted 07-08-2020 06:24 PM

I’d look for a Delta nut. The Asian saws just might be metric treaded instead of Imperial. There are some folks offering new, or for that matter, used Unisaw nuts on e-bay. Check them out. Jim

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#3 posted 07-09-2020 01:39 AM

Canadian Woodworker has access to lots of the old General parts. Give them a call. They are really helpful.

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#4 posted 07-09-2020 02:20 AM

Thank you all!

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