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Forum topic by jeff robinson posted 04-29-2012 01:25 AM 677 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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jeff robinson

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04-29-2012 01:25 AM

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw

my wife me a delta 8” band saw so i wouldn’t have to change to change the blade as much on my 12” band saw
i cant seem to get it to track right on both wheels I’ve co plane the wheels but it tacks to the outside on bottom wheel when running in the middle of top wheel.I’ve tried new blade i just bought new olson blade.if anyone can help i would appreciate it.

-- jeff robinson, panama city, fl


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#1 posted 05-13-2012 11:43 AM

I have an 18 bandsaw and and 12 in among others and the 18 inch is similar as you described, not by much but a little. it tracks slightly more forward on one than the other wheel. Its not been a problem for me and im tracking a 3/4 inch blade, timberwolf. where this can come to bit you is your rolller guides or cool blocks. the one will just need to be set forward a little. Another option if this still bugs you is to take off the bottom wheel and add a spacer to the bearing assembly, making the wheel come out more. hope this helps

-- Bryan, york pa

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