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Power Hacksaw repair

gwiseman

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Posted a picture of my old Excel Power Hacksaw in Shop Talk thread What did you do in the shop today?  by plastikosmd https://simpletractors.com/forums/topic/60372-what-did-you-do-in-the-shop-today/?page=12
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Ken (maxwood) responded with a picture of his:

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Ken and I corresponded back and forth and he sent me information that the design was originally Covel  & sold by Sears and later bought by Atlas. He also directed me to vintage machinery website that has a ton of information on old machines and this one for a parts book http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/51/3452.pdf   and then a link to Sears Parts Direct for parts. I was going to make the lever plates but Sears Parts Direct sold the correct ones 

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As shown, mine are worn out and not ratcheting as deigned.  Not a big job to replace but I never expected to find the correct parts out there. For a total of $22 & change I received the new parts and know where to get more if needed.

Before picture with my old worn clips

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And after picture with new lever plates installed. 

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Now to get the levers adjusted. A big thank you to Ken Stange (maxwood)!



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Hello, Thanks for the praise . I like to help when I can . And that is what all these forums are about , sharing info and knowledge  with others.

I like the old tools, they may not be as fast as the newer stuff,  but  still  work well.

 

Thanks Ken in Mi

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