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    I posted this on the Gen. form also, but I need an answer today. I need to take the top off the BS because my riser will be here tomorrow. But I don't have the larger socket/wrenchs to fit. So before I run out and buy the wrong size, what is the usual size? And are the nut/bolt usually the same size?

  • #2
    Re: Installing BS riser

    I used open end wrenches and large lock joint pliers mine was 1 1/8 inch but it is a Craftsman same as the Hitachi saw
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    The riser was really easy to install
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      Re: Installing BS riser

      Forgot to mention there is also a link to a free screwdriver from General Tools on the site also. I just got it up and running so give me your thoughts and ideas about it.
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      • #4
        Re: Installing BS riser

        To determine the wrench size for a bolt or nut, measure flat-side to flat-side. That is the "size" required. In todays world, I would recommend buying a small combination square that has both inch and metric scales. If you use the inch scale and its kind of a "tweener" measurement, check it with the metric scale, and vice versa. Not uncommon for today's machinery to have a combination of inch/metric fasteners.

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