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  1. Take a solid helper bar and push down on the blade spacer assembly by wedging the bar in between the upper and lower blades
    • Take a solid helper bar and push down on the blade spacer assembly by wedging the bar in between the upper and lower blades

  2. Tighten the upper blade holder plate bolts down so that the metal is firm against one another but still able to move. Do this on the side of the ironworker opposite of the table
    • Tighten the upper blade holder plate bolts down so that the metal is firm against one another but still able to move. Do this on the side of the ironworker opposite of the table

  3. Repeat the same for the lower blade holder bolts
    • Repeat the same for the lower blade holder bolts

  4. Cut Out a blade spacer plate as necessary
    • Cut Out a blade spacer plate as necessary

  5. take off the blade to insert blade spacers as needed. take off the blade to insert blade spacers as needed. take off the blade to insert blade spacers as needed.
    • take off the blade to insert blade spacers as needed.

  6. Take a blade you need to take off the entire blade mounting plate. Take a blade you need to take off the entire blade mounting plate.
    • Take a blade you need to take off the entire blade mounting plate.

  7. Mount the spacer plate in the blade assembly. Mount blade assembly back on the ironworker. Mount the spacer plate in the blade assembly. Mount blade assembly back on the ironworker.
    • Mount the spacer plate in the blade assembly. Mount blade assembly back on the ironworker.

  8. Place a spacer between the top blade and the bottom blade so that the spacer presses down on the blade to tension it into position.
    • Place a spacer between the top blade and the bottom blade so that the spacer presses down on the blade to tension it into position.

  9. To finalize the spacing between the blades use paper is the final spacer adjustment. Do this for the top blade where access to blade mounting is easier
    • To finalize the spacing between the blades use paper is the final spacer adjustment. Do this for the top blade where access to blade mounting is easier

  10. Insert The paper spacer under the blade mount plate Insert The paper spacer under the blade mount plate
    • Insert The paper spacer under the blade mount plate

  11. Test blade gap - 2-4 sheets thicknesses (printer paper). And you are ready to cut up to 1"x8" steel.
    • Test blade gap - 2-4 sheets thicknesses (printer paper). And you are ready to cut up to 1"x8" steel.

  12. If blade gap varies more than 2 thousandths of an inch throughout, use spacers - sheets of paper, where each sheet is about 2 thousandths wide. If blade gap varies more than 2 thousandths of an inch throughout, use spacers - sheets of paper, where each sheet is about 2 thousandths wide.
    • If blade gap varies more than 2 thousandths of an inch throughout, use spacers - sheets of paper, where each sheet is about 2 thousandths wide.

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