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Forum topic by fisherdoug09 posted 12-03-2015 08:21 PM 339 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-03-2015 08:21 PM

Hello I recently bought a Preformax Jet 22/44 drum sander used from CL. It’s is excellent condition and came with a fairly large roll of 180 grit sandpaper. I seem to be having issues with getting the paper tight on the drum and staying tight. I have run it without a load, rewrapped and tried again but it never seems tight enough. Any suggestions would greatly be appreciated.

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#1 posted 12-04-2015 06:05 AM

Are you pulling the spring-loaded arm for the clip on the right side (motor end) of the drum?

That arm is what keeps the paper tight

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