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Replacing sand paper

I have a Porter-Cable model 363 4"x 24" belt sander; type 3; serial #108245 with no operating manual: how to I change the sand paper?

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Look on the side of the tool between the guide and drive wheels for a lever

Loosening or disengaging this lever will take the tension off of the belt so that it can be removed

If there is no lever, there will be a tension know on the front of the tool that you can loosen to remove the belt

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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