Parts for older Performax 16-32 drum sander

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Forum topic by hasbeen posted 09-17-2014 03:24 PM 1522 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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09-17-2014 03:24 PM

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Hope this is the correct spot for this post, I have an older Performax 16-32 drum sander model # 55230 and am trying to find a new drum to replace the current one that is seriously out of balance. (please don’t make me explain why). Anyway, hope someone can suggest where I can get a new one, (or perhaps get this one balanced).
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

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#1 posted 09-18-2014 07:38 AM

Sounds like you did something to your drum that you shouldn’t have. I was going to suggest checking inside the drum for sanding dust buildup. I bought a used one that was out of balance, and discovered that dust had built up on one side. Cleaning it out helped a lot.

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