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    Why Parts Sometimes Shift When Tightened

    Have you ever tightened a mounting screw and found that the casting being secured had shifted? Here is one possible reason.

    If you are interested, please see

    https://rick.sparber.org/FixedJawShift.pdf

    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.

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    Rick
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    Good points but I am surprised that this needs doing. I bought a Taiwanese 7" x !2" horizontal/vertical bandsaw over 30 years ago,(still going strong),and the areas around all bolt holes are counterbored or cut flat. The only clean up I've done is in the adjustment slots and to cut one a bit more to allow an extreme angle to be cut.


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