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Grizzly 5959Z Parts

5/30/18       
Ben C Member

Hey Guys.

I have a Grizzly 5959Z in which I need to replace the bearings. Long story short, we ended up cracking the Arbor Bracket (part 11). It can be brazed, but honestly if I can purchase another arbor bracket, or if someone has one used that would be great. Needless to say Grizzly has discontinued this part and its pretty necessary to my machine.

Can anyone advise me on a vendor that might carry used parts, or have enough knowledge of the 5959 that I can use a part from an older model or another brand?

Thanks,
Ben C
Ark Woodworking

5/30/18       #2: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
rich c.

No idea what a 5959Z is, but maybe try Lobo or other importer like them. Can't imagine a dealer that would carry used Grizzly. When that machinery is used up, it's scrap value!

5/31/18       #3: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Jerry

Grizzly uses a lot of the same parts between similar machines. They have online parts ordering links and drawings on everyone of their machines online. With a little snooping you should be able to find the bracket.

5/31/18       #4: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Ben C Member

Its a 12" tablesaw.

From my understanding Grizzly was basically copying the Delta saw. My concern is that the teeth that allow the blade to tilt on a bevel would not align with a different brand arbor bracket. Hence my question : does anyone have enough knowledge of the brand and saw to know that a Delta arbor bracket would work within a Grizzly table saw.

5/31/18       #5: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
rich c.

If you are fishing with the hope of buying new Delta parts, forget it. They don't sell parts for machines that were made 5 years ago. Delta is just a shell compared to the old days. I think the last 12" Delta was made in Brazil wasn't it? You have to find a Chinese company. I'd do some Google work for Chinese made 12" table saw and see what hits.

6/4/18       #6: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Ben Clemmer Member

Thanks Rich.

6/4/18       #7: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Kip

Yep, I tried to buy a cast iron part for my 10 year old Delta 10Ē unisaw just last week with no luck. I used that as an opportunity to buy a Sawstop. Iím no fan of the founderís past shenanigans with OSHA but I am a fan of the saw and the thought that went into creating a fantastic table saw! What a dream saw, if there is such a thing.

6/5/18       #8: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
TonyF

Ben:

I feel your pain. Early in my tool acquisition experience, I bought some Grizzly machinery; some good, some bad. For the money, at that time in my life, the machines were as good as they needed to be, but parts for the discontinued items (pre-internet) was a real nightmare.

In your case, welding the bracket and shimming/realigning it back in place may be the way to go.

For what its worth, the attached link shows a model of a Jet table saw that looks like a white painted copy of your saw. You may be able to ask the right person the right question and find out if they were made by the same manufacturer, and if parts are swappable.

Hope this helps TonyF

Jet Xacta Saw

6/7/18       #9: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Matt Calnen

Kip, if your saw is 10 years old, most all of the guts of the saw are interchangeable with parts from 70 years ago. You should check both eBay and vintage machinery.com. The early saws went through a few modifications so the parts might not be interchangeable. Hope that was helpful

6/21/18       #10: Grizzly 5959Z Parts ...
Ben Clemmer Member

Thanks guys. Tony, it does look like that part will likely work. I'll probably just give it a shot if my welder continues to ignore me!

On another note, A Tannewitz model U came up for sale in my area and I'm picking it up today! Bought it for $950, and so far it just needs a little cleanup.

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