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I have a Craftsman 13"...
I have a Craftsman 13" thickness planer model###-##-####that I can no longer raise or lower the cutting heads. The crank does not turn. The last time I was able to use it, it worked fine then after a month of not using it it was frozen. Any suggestions?
Ron
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Technician: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 2 years ago
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Hi Ron..........that fine saw dust will just eat up a tool.......it could very well be why it seized on you ............have you ever cleaned and greased the elevation screws?.......also would you have an air compressor to blow it out ?

thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I blew it out, disassembled some of the shafts and gears without success. My plan is to contact Sears and find a repair shop. Thanks for the suggestions.
Technician: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 2 years ago

still no good huh ?...........well I hope you can get it going it is an expensive and invaluable tool

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