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wingless' Ridgid R4511 Granite Table Saw - Bevel Mechanism Gear Skipping Repair

02-09-2019 01:05 AM by wingless | 8 comments »

There are several Internet topics about Ridgid R4511 granite table saw owners w/ tilt bevel mechanism rack and pinion gear skipping problems, but I have not located any with the solution to that problem. That problem existed on my terrific new-to-me R4511 table saw. There was no solution provided when I called Ridgid technical support. (When I determined the solution, I called them back so they would also have that information.) On my saw, when attempting to set a 45° bevel, just prior to reaching that angle the pinion gear would skip one tooth on the rack gear, with a loud clunk. The entire saw was cleaned and all the moving contact surfaces were lubricated, but all that had...

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