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Jointer Belt Tension? Delta 37-205

by Lt_scout
posted 02-25-2017 05:31 AM

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#1 posted 02-25-2017 06:05 AM

Pretty tight. It’s gonna get warm. It’s been hard to do what I’d consider over tightening on my machines. I’d have to use a cheater bar or something.

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#2 posted 02-25-2017 06:32 AM

As long as you don’t smell hot rubber when you are running it I think the belt is probably cool enough.

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#3 posted 02-25-2017 03:29 PM

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#4 posted 02-25-2017 04:14 PM

OK that is good to hear, before changing out that top pulley the belt flapped and chattered a lot. Tight, it runs much smoother.

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