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I have a P55c Fellowes Shredder, the engine runs but it wont shred because the teeth have sheared from one of the intenal plastic drive wheeels - the wheel is a combined large and small drive wheel.
Is there a web site or phone number to order parts in the UK ?
Thanks for your help.
I suggest using Belzona (metal compound). Mix it with its hardner, paste it over the broken gear (dont worry if it gets over a couple of other gears. Let Belzona sink and dry (4-5hours). Get a Dremel drill with a fine blade on it and cut accurately where the teeth are meant to be. Voila, you have fixed your gear.
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
i had the same problem on the fellowes fs5m model. i opened up the machine and found that the plastic gear was completely worn on one side.
i just found this website online for spare parts: http://www.wheelermachines.com/fellowes_parts.htm
haven't called them yet. if they don't have it i might try the belzona compound.
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You most likely have several teeth broken off the drive gear that drives the cutting block. Not too difficult to replace but you need some special tools. A deep well socket (I think it's about a 3/8") to remove the cutting block and replace the broken gear. The gear should be available from a Fellowes dealer, or they might sell it to you direct if there is no dealer near you.
Let me know if this helps.
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