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My tube cutter won't cut

My cutter spins it releases and locks like it is suppose to but it will not cut. When I place the tool around a pipe it slips around as to grab the pipe again like it is designed to do but instead of grabbing the pipe securely and bringing the two carriage pieces together when the tool starts to rotate the two pieces move further apart from one another

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Mate sounds like the gear box is gone
If it's still under warranty take it back
If it's not get a normal brand non battery type you never go wrong

Posted on Jan 13, 2014

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  • Jim Murzyn
    Jim Murzyn Jan 14, 2014

    No the gear driven parts of the cutter are fine, the tool does everything it's suppose to but cut, upon understanding the tool better I believe the problem is with the way the two arms (one holds the cutting wheel and the other the rollers) inside the spinner. when the tool spins it's designed to bring the two arms together mine pulls them apart preventing the cutting wheel to push against the pipe being cut

  • Paul G
    Paul G Jan 15, 2014

    No worries man... I would take it bs

  • Paul G
    Paul G Jan 15, 2014

    I would take it back, it's not suppose to do that, there is better tools out there

  • Paul G
    Paul G Jan 15, 2014

    I would take it back ,it's not suppose to do that ,beside there is a better tool out there made by rothenberger that has a built in ratchet and allows you to get right up against the wall

  • Jim Murzyn
    Jim Murzyn Jan 29, 2014

    If anyone has this problem now or in the future, here's the answer:

  • Jim Murzyn
    Jim Murzyn Jan 29, 2014

    If anyone has this problem now or in the future, here's the answer: The locking plate is no longer holding the roller carriage. A cheap and easy fix at $1.80.

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