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Author Topic: Kapex Fence no longer straight  (Read 788 times)

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Offline VTWOOD

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Kapex Fence no longer straight
« on: April 06, 2019, 11:05 AM »
Sad day trying to work around the Kapex fence that has warped - bow is on the right side
Any ideas - 2 year old unit

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Offline ChuckM

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Re: Kapex Fence no longer straight
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2019, 11:26 AM »
By how much? Any image? (assuming the accuracy is compromised by the bow).

Did you check the fence (and the table) when you first received it -- something a lot of mitre saw buyers don't do?

Can you grind the bow out (mark the spot and remove the high area with a sandpaper on a flat surface)?

Offline TinyShop

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Re: Kapex Fence no longer straight
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2019, 12:17 PM »
Ummm, 3-year Warranty?
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Offline jobsworth

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Re: Kapex Fence no longer straight
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2019, 01:22 PM »
You got the warranty, dont be afraid to use it  [thumbs up] [thumbs up] [thumbs up] [thumbs up]

I just sent my 850 planer into Festool Repair its outta warranty [censored] [censored]