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Have a model 31-250 drum sander hard to adjust height of table

Have a model 31-250 hard to adjust height of table cranks very hard and unable to keep table level acts as if you are stripping drive belt for table top. i know this is a older model. is a update for the height adjustment aviable.

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Here's a link to the online parts diagram and list, and here's an online manual you can download.
Check the lock nut adjustment on the elevating mechanism; you may have it too tight. Have you tried cleaning and oiling (use 30wt) the elevating screws? If that's all ok you'll have to realign the elevating screw bushings.
Check and adjust the table support plate adjustments to level the table.
As far as I know, there are only replacement parts available, but careful adjustment could do wonders for an older machine...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!


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