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Offline Untidy Shop

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EazyGluide FSK!
« on: January 09, 2017, 09:33 PM »
Recently I purchased a FSK250 rail that had been the dealers display model. Found it a bit sticky compared to my 420. After removing the dealers sticker and checking the saw cams there was little improvement. After a light spray of Selley's EazyGliude all is well.  [big grin]
« Last Edit: January 09, 2017, 10:47 PM by Untidy Shop »
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Offline RustE

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EazyGluide FSK!
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 01:10 PM »
There is a YouTube video about the HKC 55 posted by Donavans Homes.  You can see in this video a few instances where the FSK250 does not properly reset.  My thought was that he might not have the gib cams adjusted correctly.

With this thread, I wonder if the return spring in the FSK250 does not have enough force.  A lubricant applied to the guide rail reduces friction between it and the saw baseplate.  Now the return spring force is capable of consistently overcoming the friction force.