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Harbor Freight Tools 38123 Assembly And Operating Instructions Manual

Harbor freight tools assembly & operating instructions combination 4 x 6 inch belt sander 38123.

 
COMBINA
COMBINA
COMBINA TION 4 X 6 INCH
COMBINA
COMBINA
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
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For technical questions and replacement parts, please call 1-800-444-3353
MANUAL REV 05/05
TION 4 X 6 INCH
TION 4 X 6 INCH
TION 4 X 6 INCH
TION 4 X 6 INCH
BEL
BEL
T SANDER
T SANDER
BEL T SANDER
T SANDER
BEL
BEL
T SANDER
3491 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93011
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY,
READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL WARNINGS
AND INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE.
written consent of Harbor Freight Tools.
38123
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. All rights reserved. No portion of this manual or
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Summary of Contents

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    TION 4 X 6 INCH TION 4 X 6 INCH T SANDER T SANDER T SANDER T SANDER 38123 TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY, ® . All rights reserved. No portion of this manual or written consent of Harbor Freight Tools. ®...

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    Maintain a safe working environment. Keep the work area well lit. Make sure there is adequate surrounding workspace. Always keep the work area free of obstructions, grease, oil, trash, and other debris. Do not use the Sander in areas near flammable SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353.

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    Remove adjusting keys or wrenches before turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key that is left attached to a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury. SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. ELECTRICAL SAFETY...

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    Maintain labels and nameplates on the Sander. These carry important information. If unreadable or missing, contact Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement. Never plug the Power Cord of the Sander into an electrical outlet while standing on a wet or damp surface.

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    Always turn off the Sander, remove the Switch Key (21), and unplug the unit from its electrical outlet before performing any inspection, maintenance, or cleaning procedures. Never leave the Sander unattended when it is plugged into an electrical outlet. Make sure to unplug the Sander from its electrical outlet and remove the Switch Key (21) before leaving the area.

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    Your tool must be plugged into an appropriate outlet, properly installed and grounded in accordance with all codes and ordinances. The plug and outlet should look like those in the following illustration. (See Figure A.) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. GROUNDING WARNING! by a qualified electrician.

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    As the distance from the supply outlet increases, you must use a heavier gauge extension cord. Using extension cords with inadequately sized wire causes a serious drop in voltage, resulting in loss of power and possible tool damage. (See Figure C.) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. EXTENSION CORDS...

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    2.1 – 3.4 3.5 – 5.0 5.1 – 7.0 7.1 – 12.0 12.1 – 16.0 16.1 – 20.0 SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. (120 VOLT) EXTENSION CORD LENGTH Feet Feet * Based on limiting the line voltage drop to five volts at 150% of the rated amperes.

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    When unpacking, check to make sure all parts listed in the Parts List on page 19 are included. If any parts are missing or broken, please call Harbor Freight Tools at the number on the cover of this manual as soon as possible.

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    Loosen the three Hex Screws (6), and adjust the Worktable (35) so there is a maximum ” space between the Sandpaper Pad (27) and the Worktable. Then, retighten the Hex Screws. (See Figures F and G.) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. WORKTABLE (35)

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    Unscrew and remove the Knob (1). (See Figure I, next page.) Pull the Index Pins out of the mounting holes in the Table Support (36). (See Figure G.) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. INDEX PIN HEX SCREW (6)

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    Retighten the Knob (1) to secure the Worktable (35) in place. Then, attach the Scale Label (37) to the “0” degree mark on the Dust Collector (34). (See Figure J.) SCALE LABEL (37) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. FIGURE I...

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    Knob (1) counterclockwise 1/4 turn and test again. (See Figure K.) IDLER DRUM (65) KNOB (1) TENSION LEVER (66) DRIVE DRUM (13) HEX SOCKET SCREW (56) SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. BELT MOVEMENT BED (4) FIGURE K Page 13...

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    To turn the Sander on, place your finger under the left side of the ON/OFF Locking Switch (22) and pull out. (See Figure L.) To turn the Sander off, push in on the left side of the ON/OFF Locking Switch (22). (See Figure K.) To lock the ON/OFF Locking Switch (22) in its OFF position, push and hold the left side of the Switch while pulling out the Switch Key (21).

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    Backstop (9) and Worktable (35) on the machine; they will allow you to work more safely, more accurately, and with less fatigue. Caution: Sanding against the direction indicated on the disc is hazardous and could result in personal injury. SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. END SANDING ON THE SANDING BELT (10)

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    SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. TROUBLESHOOTING c t i c t i v i t . y l . l i . s i c t i c t i f i l . t l...

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    Before each use: Apply a light coat of paste wax (not included) to the Worktable (35) to make feeding stock easier. After each use: Use compressed air to blow out dust and debris from Sander and its Motor. After each 10 hours of use: Oil the Sleeve Bearings with 30 weight oil. To do so, release the belt tension by sliding the Tension Lever (66) to the right.

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    (See Figure Q.) I. Make sure to replace the Belt Cover (52). (See Figure Q.) When storing: Store the Sander in a safe, clean, dry, location out of reach of children and other unauthorized people. WARNING! All maintenance, service, or repairs not listed in this manual are only to be attempted by a qualified service technician.

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    PARTS LIST SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. Page 19...

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    ASSEMBLY DRAWING SKU 38123 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. Page 20...

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  • Carl Pope Dec 11, 2013 10:39:
    My belt sander has a steel plate on the side where the belt should slide off. How do I take the old belt off and replace it.
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