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Offline ECWW

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Track Saw 75 is having skew issues
« on: March 26, 2018, 10:12 AM »
My 75 track saw seems to be having skew issues.  It seems like the front edge of the blade is wanting to walk away from the track as I progress through the cut.  I replaced the blade with a brand new one (Ferstool brand) and the problem persists.  I've never dropped the saw or had any other traumatic event with it (kickback, etc).  Any suggestions? 

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Offline mwbrewster

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Re: Track Saw 75 is having skew issues
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 10:49 AM »
I'll let the pros chime in here but possibly a toe-in / toe-out issue with the blade? The TS 55 has a supplemental manual that details how to properly adjust your blade in that respect.  I briefly looked for the one for the TS 75 and all I could find was the regular manual that came with your saw.  Perhaps someone else can point you to it.

Also, I've had good luck calling Festool's service department when looking for these types of things.

Edit: you might also want to make sure the little grabber thingys on the bottom plate of the saw that guide the saw along the rail are properly adjusted.
« Last Edit: March 26, 2018, 10:52 AM by mwbrewster »

Offline jobsworth

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Re: Track Saw 75 is having skew issues
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2018, 11:42 AM »
The toe in  adj process and specifics are in the supplemental manual

Offline ECWW

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Re: Track Saw 75 is having skew issues
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2018, 12:36 PM »
Thanks! Used the supplimental manual from the 55 to get re-tracking info.  Works like it should once again.