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Blade spins fine untill I try to cut then it wobbles badly.....how do I fix this

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Throw in bin and buy a new one .

Posted on Mar 31, 2015

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2015

    the blade or the saw?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2015

    the blade is tight on the shaftand spins true untill it touches the wood.

  • ray gallant Mar 31, 2015

    bearings are shot

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You may wanna check the Conveyor Cart Wheel. Replacing this wheel maintains smooth rolling action which contributes to straight, chip-free cuts.

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http://www.diamond-blades.net/target_tile_saw_access.html

Unfortunately, I couldn't find any service center where you can bring your Target Tile saw for repair. But you may check the manufacturer's contact number on the user's manual.

Have a great day!

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