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Question: Delta 31-080
Just bought the Delta 1 inch belt/5inch disk sander and don't know what length of belt buy. Please advise so I can buy one.
Reply: Delta 31-080
The Delta 31-080 sanding belt is a 1 inch x 30 inch belt. It can be found in most stores that carry woodworking supplies. Delta no longer supplies that size of belt.
Question: Delta 1 Inch Belt/5 Inch Sander
will barely start without help. turning sanding belt begins slow may start but is loud . think motor bearing is out. part number on diagram is 41 but not listed in parts list. How do I obtain motor for this sander. Model 31 080
Reply: Delta 1 Inch Belt/5 Inch Sander
Unfortunately the motor for the Delta 31-080 is no longer available. The part number for the motor was 1341667. You might take it to a electric motor repair shop and have them give you a quote on replacing the bearings. Also check the pulley bearings, those have a tendency to wear out to.
Question: Replacement Cap
Is there a replacement for the Capacitor other than the one listed
Reply: Replacement Cap
You might try a electric motor repair shop in your area.
Question: Motor Bog Down
What would cause a choke down on motor on a " Belt/5" Disc Sander?
Reply: Motor Bog Down
I would suggest the replacement of the start-run capacitor on the motor. It may be in "start cycle" and never increases speed, or it is shorted, and the start and run cycles are both engaged at same time.
Reply: Motor Bog Down
Check the belt sander pulleys. They could be worn making the belt roll off to one side, slowing down or jamming up the motor.