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RUBBER ON BLADE WHEEL KEEPS COMING OFF ON RIDGED 14 IN BAND SAW

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Most common causes are:
1-Adjust the wheel
2-change the wheel rubber

Find out a great site at Look at eReplacementParts.com and the parts diagrams.

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

  • william swayze Nov 09, 2011

    try 3m weatherstrip cement make sure blade is tracking correctly

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How do you keep the blade on the wheel? Mine keeps coming off. It is a Rockwell product. The blade came off while I was using it and I can put it back on both wheels but as soon as I turn it on, the...


Hi,
Sounds like it could be quite a few different things. My suggestion is to go to you tube and look at Band Saw setup. I haved viewed the one from the wood whisper and it covers set up in detail, there are also other videos that may help.

Sounds like a setup problem - wheels,tires,guides,and even blade tension can cause this.

Does the blade track true when turning top wheel by hand?(unplugged of course)
Is the blade tension correct?
Are the tires in good shape?
Are the guides and back up bearings set correctly?

I hope this will get you headed in the right direction.

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b.) If it's flat out too loose and you can't get it tight, the blade might be too long. It's worth double checking your manual to confirm you are supposed to be using an 80" blade and double checking the blade package to make sure you actually have an 80" blade.

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