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I have a Fellowes P400C-2, with a damage nylon/plastic gear. I called Fellowes and they told me they no longer have the gear. Rather than buying another shredder (this is my 2nd one within a year). I would like to replace the damaged gear and buy a few other gears as future spares. Anyone can help me to source Fellowe's nylon/plastic gears? Thank you. . I have a Fellowes DM8C and the large plastic gear has one sprocket missing.  It is not a good idea to combine metal gears and plastic gears because the plastic gears wear out.  I would like to get a replacement or two of the larger plastic gear.  Joe the repairman!

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  • Anonymous May 17, 2008

    plastic main drive wheel

  • noparts May 29, 2008

    Fellowes doesn't have the main nylon gear for DM65C. It appears this is a persistent category of problem for Fellowes. Anyone know of a site/telephone number for a possible replacement part?


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    Bruce Hotchkiss Jan 10, 2009

    Yup, Fellowes DM8C's large plastic gear broke. Contacted Fellows, "sorry but that's out of warranty and no parts" (thanks for building such a piece of junk). Emailed the other place, they only stock parts for commercial shredders (wonder if some of the parts are interchangable?).

    The plastic gear is used as the weakest link to prevent damage to the motor, which is a good idea. Not having any replacement parts sucks. Darn good shredder when it worked. Just fodder for the landfill now. Fellows a green company? I think not.

  • mlesueur Apr 08, 2009

    e too plastic main drive wheel failure

  • czesiasmith Apr 25, 2009

    We, also, have a DM8C shredder with a missing sprocket on the main plastic gear. Was a solution/replacement part ever found?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    When I opened the cover a small plastic gear in the middle of two gears and a third gear on the outside is broken. Where can I buy the small plastic piece that I need? Is it just a half circle? That was all I could find when I opened the shredder up. Thanks for any advice. FYI - Now it recognizes when I put a piece of paper in the slot, but because this round gear is missing nothing happens.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    where can fine gear for fellowes dm8C



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