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Sandpaper sliding off

I have a Craftsman 4'' belt sander, model #315.11781 which I recieved
without a manual. I finally slided the sandpaper in by loosening the spring on the side and retighten the spring, but when I start the sander, the sandpaper keeps on sliding to the side (in or out). is there a right
tension to the spring?

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There isnt enough tension on the belt, hence the side to side movement. keep tightening the spring until it stops

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