Band Saw Tire Removal - Help!

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Forum topic by normrep posted 846 days ago 724 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I’m tuning up an older Jet bandsaw and trying to remove the old glue and tire residue from the wheels. I tried the Duginske method of wetting a sock with mineral spirits and soaking with mediocre results. Wondered if any of you out there have a quick and effective method of cleaning things up without damage to the aluminum wheels and minimizing scraping? I’m hoping to get this thing going without ruining something. Thanks!

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#1 posted 846 days ago

Heat gun.

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#2 posted 846 days ago

Sand paper.

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#3 posted 846 days ago

Get a wire brush that will run in your electric drill and let it do the work

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#4 posted 846 days ago

Call Jet and speak to Gary in the tech dept. he is very helpful and he will set you right.

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#5 posted 845 days ago

Wire wheel. Just don’t get too aggressive.


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#6 posted 845 days ago

Acetone, be careful it’s flammable.

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