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    and it worked!
    I attached the blower tube to the rocker arm and it's always in the right spot and out of the way. It works good even at the slowest saw speed cutting metal with heavy dust and chips.
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  • #2
    Sometimes the simplest solutions are best but hard to think of.

    I'm going to try the same tomorrow. I hate moving it all the time as I change holes.

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    • #3
      Good ole' zippy ties...
      Smart stuff there Rob...
      Never really had a problem, but if i need to...Thanks for thinkin' this up...
      Jim

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      • #4
        Hey Rob - looks like someone stirred up your grey matter whilst you were interned.
        Neat idea!
        Jim in Mexico

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        • #5
          Rob that's a good idea and I'm genna give it a go when I can get back in the shop.

          I wonder why no one makes them like that.
          Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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          • #6
            Neat idea. I have to see if I can do that with the Delta. The Hawk doesn't seem to have a problem staying in place.

            george
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