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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 1235 days ago

Oops, I didn’t read carefully and saw that it had already been diagnosed. Well, I will leave this here anyway just to show the steps.

The motor should be plenty powerful. I have one of those saws. The places I would look in order:

Belts When the blade stalls, are all the belts stopped?

Tires
Is the drive wheel spinning when the blade is stalled?

Bearings for wheel
Do they turn easy with the blade off?

Blade bearings
Do they turn easy?

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