Makita 2040 planer

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Forum topic by BigNRich posted 10-26-2018 12:37 PM 471 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-26-2018 12:37 PM

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I just got a Makita 2040 planer for $65 which is an absolute steal!! It needs a roller recovered. The one roller looks a 100% and the other is bare. I was wondering am I able to just get the one recovered or do they both need to be the exact same size around or can the old one be a little smaller? Not sure if it makes a huge difference or not? Thanks again for the help!!

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#2 posted 10-26-2018 01:06 PM

Chances are the other roller is not in the best condition. While I was going to the trouble of renewing one, I would do both. I did on mine.

-- "I build for function first, looks second. Most times I never get around to looks." - Mike, western Colorado

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