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By Lons
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slaberg wrote:Hello,

I picked up my K5 machine yeasterday. Could anyone send me the manual for this machine?

slo(at)mail(dot)ardalsnett(dot)no

Br

Stig

Just sent it to you Stig, hope it helps.

cheers Bob
By Woodworker57
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Hi i am new to this forum. I have a kity bestcombi 5 which belonged to my father who recently passed away. Could i possibly obtain a copy of the manual please?
Thanks

Robert
By pcurtj1974
#1226755
Lons wrote:
donovanporter wrote:i have actually just gotten one of these machines, a few of the accessories are missing, full working condition though, i stripped and cleaned it this past weekend.

hi Donovan
I received your email this morning and will send the pdf asap.

Where is RSA are you?

Bob


Ok .. I just got one of these in brand new condition with some parts still in boxes. There is no manual and I really could use one. Also.. I looked online at Probois and see lots of belts. There are 2 right ?? Anyone know the size ??
By Y87
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Hi Bob,

Could you send a copy of the manual to bentate99 at yahoo com please? I'm trying to help my dad get my grandad's Kity up and running again, it's a splayed legs version if I recall correctly. My grandfather made a couple of modifications to it - there were a couple of bits that stuck out at what was my head height, so tennis balls were repurposed to stop either the machine or myself getting damaged!

Cheers,

Ben
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By Lons
#1229511
pcurtj1974 wrote:Ok .. I just got one of these in brand new condition with some parts still in boxes. There is no manual and I really could use one. Also.. I looked online at Probois and see lots of belts. There are 2 right ?? Anyone know the size ??


Just seen this, have been away touring.

Have you managed to get a manual? If not then pm me your email address and I'll send the pdf.

Bob
By pcurtj1974
#1231996
Lons wrote:
pcurtj1974 wrote:Ok .. I just got one of these in brand new condition with some parts still in boxes. There is no manual and I really could use one. Also.. I looked online at Probois and see lots of belts. There are 2 right ?? Anyone know the size ??


Just seen this, have been away touring.

Have you managed to get a manual? If not then pm me your email address and I'll send the pdf.

Bob

Hello,

No I have not. I cant send a PM as I have not had enough "activity".

I'm not sure where to go from here. I really need that manual and any help would be appreciated.
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By Lons
#1231997
Hi
OK I've sent you a pm with my email address, reply to that and I'll send the files to you
Bob

PS I note you also posted on another thread so obviously not replied to that.
By Mike Cook
#1244192
Hi
Like many before me I've also acquired a K5, lot of bits but no idea how to use assemble it or use it. If anyone could supply a copy of the manual or tell me where I could buy a copy I'd be very grateful.
Cheers. Mike
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By Lons
#1244231
Hi Mike
Check your pm messages I can sort it for you
Bob
By CCIANTAR
#1247118
Hi there

i am new to UKWorkshop, and i just inherited a kity k5 combi machine from my dad however i have no manual whatsoever,

is it possible that someone send me the use manual on (carl ciantar 1 @ gmail . com) with no spaces

thank
Carl
By derekpaxman
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Lons wrote:
smiler6303 wrote:Hi Folks, I need your help ! I've just been offered a K5 machine, (sight unseen as yet), but I know nothing about them. Were they a good machine? what should I look out for? what sort of price range?

Any help would be much appreciated,

smiler


Hi

I bought one of these in 1987 just before they changed to a Bestcombi.

It's an excellent little machine as long as you remember it was aimed squarely at the home user.
All you need to check really are the usual bearings and motor. Look carefully at the condition in general and tables especially which will soon tell you how hard a life it's had.

Despite owning independant full size machines, I've kept the K5 and still use it regularly if I need something dome quickly, (my machine shop isn't set up yet and very easy just to pull out the K5).

Check what the machine has with it.

Is it 5 function? ie slot morticer included.
An extension saw table is useful
What tooling is included
All guarding to moulder and fence for saw etc

remember that apart from belts, you won't easily get spares but it's a simple set of independant machines linked to 1 motor so easily repaired.

Note limitation in tooling size and especially the 20mm spindle (I bushed a cutter block down from 30mm though).

specs:
Gen dimentions - 1015 x 555 x 620mm - weight 65kg
Motor - 1100wt (1 hp)
Saw - rise & fall (45d) - blade 200mm - depth of cut 60mm
Planer /thick - w = 149 x d = 100mm 2 knives HSS
Sp Moulder - Spindle 20mm (30 x 3mm slot)
Tool max h = 80mm dia = 100mm spd 5700rpm
slot morticer - Mortice len = 110 d = 90 height adjust = 50mm

I've got all the original docs including assembly, catalogues, accessories and price lists (out of date) as well as a couple of test / reveiw articles from that era so if you need info just pm me.

Hope that helps


I

Hi
This message is probably being added too late but I have a Kity 5 which I am very pleased with. Much of the simple work I have done with has been through trial and error so if it was possible to purchase a copy of 5he instruction booklet I would be very happy to do so. Please let me know
Derek
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By Lons
#1308528
You don't need to buy it Derek, I'll send you a pm with my email address, respond to that and I'll send you the files
Bob