edge in position, replace all bolts, (work from center out to ends), nuts and washers. Use woodpry bar to seat top
of blade tight to crosshead. Tighten all nuts on blade bolts very securely, working from center out to ends. To
remove lower blade, set back gauge to extreme" out" position. Remove blade bolts and set new cutting edge into
position. WARNING :Wear Gloves! Shims are used under lower blade to position cutting edge exactly flush with
surface of bed. After regrinding blades, shims must be added. Use wood pry bar to seat blade to shims on bed.
Tighten nuts on all blade bolts very securely.
TREADLE ADJUSTMENT (Refer to Figures 6 and 7 ) The treadle actuates the Shear through the movement of
the Connecting Link in Clutch (Part G Fig.12) Set screws (89 R.H. Side) and (94 'L.H. Side) limit treadle stroke. If
clutch does not engage when treadle is depressed, adjust set screws to allow treadle to move upward. If clutch
"clicks" when treadle is depressed, (indicating only partial release of clutch pin), adjust to allow treadle to move
For replacing holddown see holddown instructions. Before applying power check blade clearance (see para. I).
Turn through complete stroke by hand to be sure blades do not lap.
Adherence to these instructions will provide continuous troublefree service. The shear is built to stand hard usage
over extended periods of time. If replacement parts are ever required, contact your dealer or the factory and
specify name of part required as well as the model or serial given on the Shear nameplate.