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Offline flytying

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OF1400 pointer is very loose
« on: October 25, 2016, 01:10 AM »
How does one make the pointer work with the scales?   My router is brand new, out of the box and the pointer is to loose to adjust.  Just slides and stays in the down position.  Thanks

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Offline Corwin

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Re: OF1400 pointer is very loose
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2016, 02:29 AM »
Check out Rick Christopherson's Supplemental Manuals -- his manual for the OF1400 is third from the bottom of the linked page. Page 10 explains how the depth adjustment works.
« Last Edit: October 25, 2016, 02:37 AM by Corwin »
Looks like your rabbit joint is a hare off! ;)

Offline TylerC

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Re: OF1400 pointer is very loose
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 08:34 AM »
I assume that you're talking about the plunge depth pointer and not the entire depth post, right?

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