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Forum topic by edz posted 590 days ago 1161 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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edz

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590 days ago

Has anyone replaced their Shop Fox Mobile Base casters? The casters on my mobile base toting around a 6” jointer disintegrated after 10 years. I looked up the Shop Fox Casters online, but I’m wondering if anyone has tried another higher quality brand successfully.

-- Ed, Raleigh, NC


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#1 posted 590 days ago

YES!!! My wheels disintegrated to where I had to do something. I went to my local hardware store with the measurement of the wheels I needed thinking I could just buy the wheels. Well, I couldn’t, I had to purchase the whole caster. I removed the wheel from the new caster and put them on the old caster and haven’t had a problem since. I think I purchased the hard rubber wheels – there were a few options. It ended up being a very easy fix.

-- Don

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#2 posted 578 days ago

Thanks Don. I’ll check it out. I appreciate your feedback.

-- Ed, Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 578 days ago

I have all my shop tools on casters. I buy my casters at Harbor Freight, about $4.50 or so for the swivels with brakes. Some have been carrying my table saw and jointer for well over 10 years now, and no problems to date. An option you might consider.

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

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