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Forum topic by Chad_B posted 04-15-2021 11:11 PM 345 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Chad_B

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04-15-2021 11:11 PM

Has anyone upgraded their dewalt 735 with a helical cutter head? If so, would you be willing to sell the OEM cutter head? I was planning some hickory and had some shavings get under the blade keeper on the cutter head. Well, I had no idea this occurred and the next piece of hickory that I sent through must’ve snagged on the, now bent, blade cover and all hell broke loose! I have a couple striped out holes on the cutter head now and I’d like to replace it. I have already re-tapped the holes, but the new screws stick up just a smidge (I have tried every bolt/screw sold at Ace hardware, Lowe’s, and HD) and cause gouges in the wood. I’m not wanting to upgrade to a Byrd head because I’ll be upgrading the planer eventually! Thanks Chad.


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Rich

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#1 posted 04-15-2021 11:34 PM

I still have mine. Be glad to part with it.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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Chrislee

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#2 posted 04-16-2021 05:08 PM

I too have a brand new one, my Byrd Helix will be here tues.

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controlfreak

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#3 posted 04-16-2021 06:36 PM

I can’t imagine what that sounded like. That may be one of those do I reach for the off paddle or run away.

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Chad_B

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#4 posted 04-16-2021 07:10 PM

Lol, it sounded like a bag of marbles in a blender. It bent the top plate up and broke some a few bolts holding it down. It tripped the breaker And shut down. The dust shroud cracked and a few gouges in the sides. The only irreparable damage was the cutter head. I’m sure I could retap holes in different spots. But I’ve already fooled with this SOB too much and am done with it.

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tvrgeek

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#5 posted 04-16-2021 09:06 PM

Add me to the list. My LUX head got here a few days ago. Have not had time to put it in, but maybe tomorrow.

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JasonMak

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#6 posted 04-17-2021 12:44 AM

Same thing here with fresh blades new in box.

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