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    I bought the first scroll saw I have used in 40 some years. I was a fixture at the YMCA cutting out one project after another as a kid and it is time to have some fun again. I have some good ideas for dust detection, troubleshooting tip for the control board and now I look for alignment adjustment advice for setting it up when it gets here.
    I found a post Delta 40-690 blade travel, ect. Blue Firefly posted and want to know short of returning my saw how are alignment made to correct these oversights.
    I have a Delta 14" bandsaw I know my way around. A PreWWII Delta Unisaw and other power tools.
    From where I sit if you need to know how to get perfection in your alignment befor you get it from your work.
    Any tips, books URLs to get me to what I need?

    TT



    I moved your thread to a more appropriate forum to maximize traffic and get you more responses to your post/request/question.
    Last edited by wood-n-things; 03-29-2012, 08:39 PM.

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    Here is the link for the manual - http://www.deltamachinery.com/downlo...678_40-690.pdf

    Good luck with your new saw - post pictures!
    Douglas Fraser
    Eagle River, Alaska

    My Gallery - Aurora Wood Crafts

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    • #3
      Welcome A Board!! You will be hard pressed to find a friendlier or more knowledgeable group on the net re: woodworking. Share your knowledge and do not hesitate to ask questions. The only dumb question is the one that remains unasked.

      You may find the stickies at the top of this forum to be very helpful. Use the Link below.

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      Take a few minutes to read through them. They are chock full of great information.

      Be sure and share pics of your projects. We thrive on pictures. You will find we are not a judgmental group.

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      • #4
        Welcome! I'm also new here. Prepare to meet some incredibly helpful, friendly folks!

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