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Old 04-24-2011, 09:03 AM   #1
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I am using an old Clarke S8 drum sander that until now has been running like a champ. It is on 220 dedicated circuit. I am trying to make my last cut with 80 grit, and the motor seems to be bogging down. It ran good through the 36 and 60 grit cuts with no issues. I have looked at the brushes and they look like they have more than half left to them. Any suggestions?

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Old 04-24-2011, 11:56 AM   #2
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Paper the right size? If it is too tight it might be binding up the drums.

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Im positive the paper is the right size. But didn't know about the paper being to tight. Does the drum increase in size as it spins?
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