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    I found a site that sells various scroll saw stuff and found an adapter to modify my old Jet to a 'quick blade change' saw. $18.95 didn't sound to bad so I ordered it. IT's a good old saw, just a pain to change the blades. I'll let ya's know if it's any good or not.

    http://pozsgaidesigns.com/

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    Randy,
    I don't think the link works...

    Bob
    www.GrobetUSA.com

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    • #3
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      Try it again Bob. It took me right there. In fact, they even have a scroll sawing in metal book I might order!!
      Betty

      "Congress needs to realize it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Not of the people, by the people and for Congress." - Dr. Benjamin Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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        Worked for me. Looks like they might have and adapter for my old Sears saw. If they have some type of blade quick release adapter may have to spring for it. Sears designs don't always work the best. :P

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          The second time I tried, it worked. It must have been the wood spirit!

          Bob
          www.GrobetUSA.com

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            I got the adapter today and put it on, very easy only a couple minutes. Just had to remove to old head and put the new one on.

            It's a pretty simple design and would be easy to make if you already had machines to do a little metal work, if not the $18.95 was a good price. You still use the original lower blade mount but the new setup clamps the blade between 2 steel blocks and tightens with a wingnut. With my Jet, the upper and lower blade mounts are the same, the lower is held in place with a heavy spring clip. So I can use the old upper mount with a blade mounted as a quick replacement.

            I'm satisfied with the purchase and find it cheaper then buying a new saw because it hard to disconnect the blade for doing inside cuts! Yep, my 16 year old Jet has just been reborn

            If anyone is interested in pictures and measurements so they can make their own, let me know and I'll try to get it done before the weekend.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by randy48 View Post
              I got the adapter today and put it on, very easy only a couple minutes. Just had to remove to old head and put the new one on.

              It's a pretty simple design and would be easy to make if you already had machines to do a little metal work, if not the $18.95 was a good price. You still use the original lower blade mount but the new setup clamps the blade between 2 steel blocks and tightens with a wingnut. With my Jet, the upper and lower blade mounts are the same, the lower is held in place with a heavy spring clip. So I can use the old upper mount with a blade mounted as a quick replacement.

              I'm satisfied with the purchase and find it cheaper then buying a new saw because it hard to disconnect the blade for doing inside cuts! Yep, my 16 year old Jet has just been reborn

              If anyone is interested in pictures and measurements so they can make their own, let me know and I'll try to get it done before the weekend.
              Hello !
              I am new here, but scrolling from long time. I have a new scroll saw and I need that type of blade adapter you are talking about .
              Can I get some pictures from you ? Or, is it possible to buy this stuff online ? I have to mention I am in Romania right now !
              Thank you for your time !

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              • #8
                Do you realize this post is 8 years old! I don't think the original poster is even a member on here anymore.

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                • #9
                  Yes it is an old thread, but Pozsgai's Designs is still in business and may be able to help you.

                  Pozsgai's Designs - Scroll Saw
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