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Broken teeth on drive gear wheels Taros paper shredder Taros 31.8

Need to purchase two replacement 11.5 cms gear drive wheels for above paper shredder as teeth are broken on both. Used parts ok if serviceable.

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New gears are $88.50 plus freight. You won't find any used gears because these usually break first. I can help.

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From: NVTSHREDDER@aol.com
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 11:16:33 -0400
Subject: TS4500 from Winsource Ind.
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Rick,

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