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My Fellows P48C was shreading a load of single sheet A4 leaflets perfectly OK. After some 40 sheets it slowed to a snails pace but still shreded, unfortunately making a loud course rasping or growling noise. It sounded as if it was labouring severely. All the blades appear to be clear OK, and I did apply a little light 3in1 oil to the blades, but the problem stil remains. Is there anything I can do on a DIY basis or does this sound like needing a professional repair? Thanks. Bob Moodie

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