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Problem with Automaxx
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I recently purchased a 6" clamp. It takes two hands to close it and the adjustment has little effect. It was manufactured in China and displays in a grey plastic clip for hanging in the shop. Another…Continue

Tags: automaxx, clamp, Kreg

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Reese Jan 16, 2018.

 

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Mike Reese replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
"Kreg customer service contacted me and sent out a new clamp. I slid the replacement into the rail, and it clamped down just as it shows. Works great and I am totally impressed with Kreg Co. and their customer service!"
Jan 16, 2018
Doc JL replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
"I have the 90 degree automax, and recently built a furniture, Using solid 2x6 pine, I am unable to clamp. Actually, I managed to clamp it only once using EXTREME force, only to destroy the pocket hole. My lumber is 1 5/8" thick as opposed to…"
Jan 15, 2018
KregRep replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
"Mike- Your clamp may be defective. Please contact Technical Support at toll-free 800-447-8638 or technicalsupport@kregtool.com for help troubleshooting.Thanks, KregRep"
Jan 3, 2018
Mike Reese replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
"I just received one Automaxx clamp included with the Mobile Center. I've tried clamping it down, but literally can't do it. Also tried adjusting the black screw all the way, both ways, with no effect. I've got half a dozen other style…"
Jan 2, 2018
Ken Darga replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
"Marcus, Have you tried "Dri-Lube"? A spray-on material---dries rapidly and leaves a thin dry film of lubricant. It works for me and has many uses in my shop."
Nov 23, 2016
Marcus Blacklow replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
Nov 22, 2016
Marcus Blacklow replied to Marcus Blacklow's discussion 'Problem with Automaxx'
Nov 22, 2016
Marcus Blacklow posted a discussion

Problem with Automaxx

I recently purchased a 6" clamp. It takes two hands to close it and the adjustment has little effect. It was manufactured in China and displays in a grey plastic clip for hanging in the shop. Another in the shop has the same problem. Is this a batch problem?
Nov 5, 2016
Marcus Blacklow replied to KregRep's discussion 'Kreg Owners' Community Giveaway: You could WIN a Precision Benchtop Router Table!'
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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig®
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Advanced DIY'er
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
I've been restoring and renovating an old house for 40 years!

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