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Re: The real story...
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Re: The real story... ()

Steve D, CT
I'm guilty of looking for 0.001 precision in saw arbors which as a woodworking hobbyist I don't need.

First of all, you paid for a machine so you should get one built to machine tolerances.

Second of all, that is a reasonable runout for a face on a blade arbor.

Let's say you had .005" instead, and the arbor face is 2" in diameter. A 10" blade would have 5X the runout at the toothline if it is flat, or .025". Setting the fence would be hit or miss for joinery work on a saw at that tolerance and lead to a lot of frustration.

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