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Mgood1845

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Stanley 45 1st time user! SOS
« on: June 04, 2018, 02:51:21 PM »
Bought my 1st Stanley 45 yesterday. Was fiddling around with it briefly yesterday and have noticed some potential issues with my new plane.

The cutter adjustment screw rocks side to side, and the pin which holds the cutter finds its way to back out of the cutter when I go raising or lowering the cutter.

Is there a way to clean up the slop so the pin stays were it was meant to be?

The skate and fence, have been looking at ways to adjust them to get them parallel?

Any advice is welcomed. Was excited to find a tool in such condition. 

I have attempted to attach photos of the plane. Hopefully you guys can help me identify the age of it as well.
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