The tool to square the blades in a 16x20 four blades Saunders Easel

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  1. Henry Alive

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    What tool do you use in order to align the blades in a 16x20 four blades Saunders Easel?
    The manual says that there are two hex screws on each actuator that permit squaring the blades. This is true. My problem is that I do not have the appropriate tool, and it is not a good idea to carry the easel to the tool store! I think it could be some kind of Allen Hex Key. Can you help me?
    Thanks,
    Henry.
     
  2. Bob-D659

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    Mine uses standard slotted screws for the blades, probably an older model than yours. The frame uses 1/8" allen head socket screws. The hex keys come is inexpensive sets available at almost any autoparts store.
     
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    A set of allen keys is only going to be a couple of dollars. Get the fractional set & you'll be covered.
     
  4. Henry Alive

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    Ok. I will do it. Thanks,
    Henry.
     
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