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Kevin

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#1 posted 04-06-2021 12:51 PM



Hmm, strange.

How much exit snipe to you have?

A lot: My guess it the board is lifting and hitting the chip breaker. That sound appears to happen just before the cutting ends, likely after the in-feed roller is no longer supporting the board, and it lifts to smack the chip breaker. This would create a fair amount of exit snipe.
Check the height of chip breaker, in-out feed rollers, .vs. knives. Make sure the hold down springs on the feed rollers or chip breaker are not loose.

Another possibility is the anti-kick back fingers in front of in-feed roller are sticky, or making the noise as they spring back to normal?

PS – Suggest you follow the belt tension guide line in manual.
Too tight is worse than a little loose. If belts are too tight, will cause premature wear out on cutter head and motor bearings. It s not hard to replace those bearings, but it s 7-8 hours labor the first time you do one. Plus 1-2 hours to reset knives and all roller heights. :(

Best luck.

- CaptainKlutz

Hi,
I will take a pic in a bit showing the amount of snipe and belt tension on the v-pulleys. It is not like it happens every time I plane a board, but just random times is all. I was thinking the anti-kick back fingers in the front as well at first, but I was not sure. I will get some pics in a bit and post back.

Thanks,

Kevin

-- Williamsburg, KY


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