The DeWalt Radial Arm Saw Discussion Forum FAQ's

The Radial Arm Saw Forum FAQ's

This FAQ is a collection of posts from the DeWalt Radial Arm Saw Discussion Forum. The forum is a hobby for me and it's a not for profit venture. This FAQ is provided as a courtesy by members of the forum. I ask that no complaints be made about this FAQ and absolutely no complaints about being referred to the FAQ’s rather than anyone on the forum giving you any sort of answer to your question. The FAQ's are not listed in any logical order and I don’t intend to change the order. We love discussion and questions, if you can't find help here, post away!

THE LAST WORD - Kindly Read!:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8346/1

COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Posting

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=7573.1

PHOTO POSTING: How To: Insert an Image

PHOTO IMAGE PLACMENT: http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8373.1

POSTING LARGE PHOTOS http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8004.5

DELETING OLD PHOTOS http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=4231.1

INSERTING VIDEOS INTO POSTShttp://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11603/1


MR SAWDUST

Mr Sawdust Video Setting Up Your Ideal Small Shop Video

Mr. Sawdust Book http://mrsawdust.com


MODEL NUMBER CHARTS

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=7977.1




Accessory Tools

RAS Lathe http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11627/1

Sanding Drum http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=12122.1


SPECIAL TOOL SUGGESTIONS

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=5592.1

BLADE WOBBLES

Blade Wobble/Bent Arbor http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8895/1


ALIGNMENT Suggestions: (You need a good Mr Sawdust style table before alignment, see below for table posts)

Roger Hills 14 Page Alignment PDF LINK

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=1222.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=1367.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=1998.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1832.1 MB alignment Freatured Article
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1855.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3746.1 Column Elevation Not Smooth

Alignment Video by Brian - Maine Barn https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=9519.1

Heel Adjustment http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8475.48

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=6829.1 Index Pawl Locking Screws


MBF TIPS

Bevel Release Pin Frozen


Other Make RAS Discussion

Restoration: 1979 radial arm saw - Craftsman 113.197751 http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=12063.1

Red Star Discussion http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11583/1


DeWalt European Models Models DW125, DW1251, DW175 Posts

DW720 Set Up Video

Heel Adjustment DW125, DW1251, DW175

5 Bearing Roller Head Modification

DW125 & DW175 Roller Bearing Replacement


Column Adjustment

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5673.1

Cog Belt Replacement

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8735.6

Column Postioner Maintenance

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8378/1

Elevation Crank Handle Removal

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=10921.1



Re-manufacturing a GP Motor (Frame 530) Fan

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11227.16


BLADE DISCUSSION

Where to order your MR SAWDUST - FORREST WW1 TCP BLADE From:

Slivers Mill http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8730.1

What saw BLADE do I really want?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=518.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2162.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3909.1

Forrest WW1 48T Blade for Thick Wood

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=2985.1

TCP Blade Vs. ATB Blade

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1699.1

Negative Hook Blade?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8044.1

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=391.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=491.1


MICRO RIP ADJUSTER

Micro Rip Adjuster Threads Listing http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11259/1


Board Buddies vs. Push Board

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=6731.1

Attaching Drawer Fronts with biscuits.

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=833.1

FRAME FLEX?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1869.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=4276.1

MANUAL For MB Series:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=299.1


TABLE REPLACEMENT Posts:

Sizing & Positioning a Table (2): http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11729/1

Sizing & Positioning a Table (1): http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8357/1

MBC/MBF Table Mounting Dimensions - http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8460/1

GA Table Dimensions http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8477/1

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=259.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=914.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=937.11
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=984.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=1229.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1643.1 The master table thread!
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2498.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=4370.1Unistrut/MDF Table
http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/main.asp?webtag=woodbutcher&msg=3318.9 Table Cleat Mounting

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8454/1 Table and Fence Video

925 Table Dimensions & Desgin http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8529/1


FRANKENSAW - The Ultimate RAS by Roger Hill

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1684.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2723.5
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2813.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3138.5

Frame Stiffness & Parts Interchange - More Goodies From Roger Hill

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3209.1


GWI Tips from Roger Hill

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=6150.1 Rebuilding a MBF Article
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=4437.1


Best of Beachside Hank

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/7867/1 Rebuilding a 1400

Meet My Sweethearts: Lots of Hank's fixes!


925 NO START - Brake Issues http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=6769.1

CASTERS - Moving The Saw Around http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=6608.1

DUST BOX

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=601.1


Hardware - Screws, Bolts , Etc.

Badge Manufacturer https://www.vonindustrial.com/

Screw Nails http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11991.1

Drive Screws http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11991.1

Dog Point Screw

Dog Point Screw Replacement http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=woodbutcher&msg=4954.1

Making a Dog Point Screw http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=8408.1


Member Videos and Publications

Brian's PDF List of his RAS videos: Brian's RAS Video Series

Bombe Chest by Wally Kunkel http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=6850.1

Timber Framing With a Delwalt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX7bUf_oJJQ

Making Raised Panels - Carl Kunkel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AMNjVfS4vs

Making a Stool With Compound Miters http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8536/1

Australian 1030 Rebuild http://www.asiteaboutnothing.net/cr_radial-arm-saw.html


Moulding Discussions

Arched Mouldings http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11516/1

Delta Moulding Knife Cross Reference http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/9971/1

DeWalt Shaper Jointer Fence Instructions. PDF Link

Hook Moulding Video by Wally Kunkel

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=7445.1

Making a RAISED PANEL DOOR

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2030.1

Window Moulding by Bruce

https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=9546.1

Delta Knives Chart

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5035.1

Making a HAND RAIL on the RAS

http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=woodbutcher&msg=2349.1

Making Open End Mortise and Tennon on the RAS

http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=woodbutcher&msg=965.1


FINGER JOINTS on the RAS?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=461.1

BOX JOINTS on the RAS

https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=12464.1


Where can I buy MOULDING HEAD and Knives for the RAS?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=woodbutcher&msg=777.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3824.1

Picture Frame Moulding

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=5078.1

Raised Panels

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8315/1


RAS Lathe DeWalt RAS Attachment


Table Clamps:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=966.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=3982.1 Thumb Screw Repair

SPARE PARTS?: Many of our members suggest Bradley Parts for spare and repair parts for your DeWalt. The Original Saw Company is no longer supplying repair parts for the old models. Don't waste your time trying to contact them.

RIP FENCE for the RAS?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=436.1

Fan Replacement https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=9202.1



Motor BEARING replacement? Bearings, Relays, Klixons, Capacitors


Frame 180 Bearing Replacement https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/12296/1

Video! Bearing Replacement Tutorial (Frame 350) 7730, 7740, etc.

Video from Leo Flannery 925 DLX Frame 235 Rebuild

Ordering from Accurate Bearing https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/9915/1

Fool proof bearing removal!

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=442.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=968.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2339.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2386.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2580.8
Bearing Puller
GP Bearings
End Cap Bearing Removal GP and other models
MBF Bearings
R&R Bearings
Bearings Over Heating
GP Front Bearing Replacent
Bearing Noise After Replacement
Pressing MBF Bearings Off and On
Press for Replacing Motor Bearings
GWI/MBF Motor Bearing/Wiring Replacement
Where to buy bearings


Strain Releif Cord Bushings

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5766.1

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11640.1

ROLLER BEARING ADJUSTMENT

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=6443.1

ROLLER BEARING FROZEN http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/7727/1

ROLLER HEAD BEARING WAYS are rough, what do I do?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=829.1

MOTOR INTERCHANGE

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1282.1


ELECTRIC SECTION

3 Phase Wire Size and Wiring http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=12142.1

Connecting a 3-Phase Motor to a VFD http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/11818/1

Capacitor Supply http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11604.7

MBE, 3-phase, and a VFD https://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/9222/1

Klixon Source http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=7764.4

NON WORKING MOTOR Diagnosing

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2620.1

Klixon Wiring http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=11510.50

Motor Klixon replacement?Bearings, Relays, Klixons, Capacitors

MOTOR RELAY DISCUSSION - Trouble Shooting http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/5804/1

WIRING DIAGRAM????

Wiring Discussion Master List: http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2977.1

Wiring 101 http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=4891.1

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=2303.6
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=597.12

Frame 245 Wiring http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5003.1

Basic Electrical Testing http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8267/1

Motor Capacitor - How To Check and Replace http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2366.1

How To Change 110V to 220V Wiring http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1019.1

Starter Relay http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8042/1


When was my SAW BUILT?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?&msg=706.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=902.1

SANDING DISC OR DRUM - Can't be removed

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=4009.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=6262.1

JOINTING ON THE RAS

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/8157/1

GUARD - how to make one:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=329.15

Sears Moulding Guard

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5172.9

ARBOR NUT REMOVAL

Stubborn Arbor Nut Removal http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5476.1

Ham fisted Gorilla Arbor Nut Removal http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=12121.1

Where can I find ARBOR WRENCHES for my RAS?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=2567.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=767.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1603.1 Removing blade without wrench.

Stripped Arbor Threads What do I do?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=791.1"

Paint Formula for the classic DeWalt GREEN

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=830.1

Rust Treatment When Rebuilding

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=2216.1

DeWalt Model Colors?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1021.1


Wally Kunkel, Jon Eakes, & Howard Silken Books

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages/?msg=1248.1



Anti Kick Back Thingy's

Where can I buy an Anti Kick Back Pawl?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=487.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1348.1

Kick Back Pawl Comparison http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=10821.1

Making an Anti Kick Back Pawl Read Both Posts!

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5340.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=5496.1

Yellow/Orange Wheels?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=884.4


Broken dog point set screw, King bolt

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1645.1
http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1623.1

Klixon - How do I replace it?

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1694.1

Dust Elbow - Automotive Hose Replacement

http://forums.delphiforums.com/woodbutcher/messages?msg=1977.1

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