Bandsaw Issue - Strange Noise

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Forum topic by derp posted 10-29-2018 01:25 PM 416 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-29-2018 01:25 PM

In my quest to find a remedy I stumbled upon this site. I am hoping that someone out there has an idea of what is going on with my bandsaw.
I got this little bandsaw when my dad bought his giant floor standing one so I have used the bandsaw before but I cant remember it ever making this noise. I did a quick video of the noise in question. It would be to hard to describe in words.
I look forward to everyone’s thoughts and comments.

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#1 posted 10-29-2018 01:58 PM

That’s the sound if the rear thrust bearing spinning.
Do you see how far the blade is being pushed back when you cut.
Set the rear bearing closer to the back of the blade so the teeth don’t contact the ones on the sides and dull the blade.

-- Aj

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#2 posted 10-29-2018 02:03 PM

Bearing noise for sure :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 10-29-2018 02:08 PM

Failed bearing. That is the problem with bearing guides. I buy bearings by tubes of 10 for my Rikon bandsaw. They happen to be the same size as certain skate board bearings and they can be had from that source very inexpensively. If you just don’t like the noise, you can spray the bearing with WD-40 and it will probably stop the noise for a little while.

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#4 posted 10-30-2018 02:17 AM

Thank you all for your responses. I had posted the exact question on a few other sites with nothing but cricket chirps in return. I will see if I can get it remedied now that you have helped me find the source.
Warm regards.

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