Older Ryobi 10" lunchbox planer

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Forum topic by Dee1 posted 05-12-2015 06:14 PM 751 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-12-2015 06:14 PM

I have a older Ryobi planer and if I only turn the handle a tiny bit it still seems to take a large bite?
even not moving the handle and running the same board back through it will still take a healthy cut?
What can be going on?
This machine has not been used heavily just for some hobby projects?
Thanks for any thoughts.

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#1 posted 05-12-2015 06:40 PM

If I remember correctly those didn’t come with a lock for the head and when tbey began to wear, they would flop around and kind of do whatever they wanted. To further compound things, those that I have had brought to me for repair were never cost effective to do so.

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