By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by Forum House Ad Zone

Lidl Portable Bandsaw

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
Ady111/01/2021 18:47:30
avatar
5159 forum posts
738 photos

This only created a new problem, the tyre would now come off under load since it was no longer seated on the drive wheel dimples

To the rescue came my old friend, pinkgrip. I lifted the tyre all the way round and filled the inside gap with it

Then put a bit onto the 5mm belt raised side just for luck, so the green belting stayed in the groove

Left it for nearly 3 days to cure

Put it back in today with a new blade and the band stays on fine, which was the great unknown here

There are no weird noises from the bandsaw and the blade sounds a lot happier

The cut also looks nicer than previously

Other notes: The drivewheel nuts were seriously tight and it took a good bit of effort to get them off

I ground the internal cleaning brush down to fit the new angle of the revolving blade

The drive wheel guard didn't really need removed

The album for the mod is here

Only time will tell now whether this has been worth the effort, will keep you posted

Edited By Ady1 on 11/01/2021 19:13:04

Edited By Ady1 on 11/01/2021 19:17:01

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Engineer & Model Engineers' Workshop

Sign up to our Newsletter

Sign up to our newsletter and get a free digital issue.

You can unsubscribe at anytime. View our privacy policy at www.mortons.co.uk/privacy

Support Our Partners
cowells
Dreweatts
Eccentric July 5 2018
Rapid RC
Eccentric Engineering
Subscription Offer

Latest "For Sale" Ads
Latest "Wanted" Ads
Get In Touch!

Do you want to contact the Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop team?

You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.

Click THIS LINK for full contact details.

For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.

Digital Back Issues

Social Media online

'Like' us on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter
 Twitter Logo

Pin us on Pinterest

 

Donate

donate