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Reply: Bevel Guide Assy 123060-6
The Makita 123060-6 Bevel Guide Assembly, can be used on the N1900B Planer.
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Question: Does The Double Edged Blade Set ...
does the double edged blade set replace the drum set plates
Question: Blade Install On Makita N1900b
i cant get the blades installed so they dont hit inside but stick out enough to cut
Reply: Blade Install On Makita N1900b
Makita used two different blade setups on the N1900B hand held planers. One used a large steel knife similar to what you would see on a stationary jointer. The other setup is the small, disposable, carbide knives that have become the norm on most hand held planers today. Either knife will work fine. The disposable carbide knives do have some advantages in that they are cheap, double sided, easy to change, are self setting and because they are carbide they stay sharp longer.
If you are using the large knife setup you will use the knife setting gauge that came with the planer for setup. The knife setting gauge is part #123010-1. It holds the blade at the proper height while you lock it in place.
With the quick change carbide knives there is a groove in the center of the knife. the knife holder has a tab that sets into the groove and the knife is then locked at the proper height.
If you are using the older large blades on your planer there is a kit that will convert your planer to the newer quick change knives. It is part #D-17239 and is available here.
I hope this helps you out with your planer problems.
Review: Makita - N1900B Contractor
I've owned and my staff and I have used this tool planer for five years non stop and this my first call for a part replacement and all that is required is the trigger switch, and that's because I foolishly rested it on a step ladder and the ladder got kicked out which caused the tool to drop to a concrete floor and the switch's safety button fell off the the tool started right up again but wouldn't shut off without removal of the plug so if you want to spend wisely Makita the way. Please work safely.
Review: Makita - N1900B Outstanding
I was given this planer as payment for a job that I did. It is an outstanding piece of machinery as far as I am concerned. I have used it many times with no major problems. I need a replacement blade only because I loaned it to a neighbor. I figure he must have hit a nail or a piece of metal in the board he was planing. Other than that it it an outstanding planer.
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