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Jason Lester

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#1 posted 03-08-2019 01:48 AM

I need to figure out how to post pics….

So I decided to see that everything turned etc with the power on again. I plugged it up with no blades. Turned it on and only the cutter head was turning.

Uh oh I thought. I shut it down and took the gear drive (chain cover off) other than being dirty all looked good. I thought maybe the gear drive inside was bad. I turned it on again and changed the speed lever. So it looks like maybe I only have slow speed… I’m wondering if I wasn’t pushing the lever all the way in though.

No funny noises or clunks so I think it may be just from sitting that this thing is acting up.

I read a little more on the bed rollers and apparently there is a height adjustment on them. So maybe I don’t have to replace both. That is good news.

Learning as I go here. The last time I had access to a planner I was in High School… And of course I didn’t use it much or tear it apart. So yeah probably a great idea to learn the machine this way….LOL

Actually I kind of like these kind of projects. I appreciate the help on this. I guess I just needed to dive in. I’ll get it working then clean it all up right and make it really nice (I hope)

-- Jason


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