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Question: Urethane Rollers On Makita 2040 ...
The wax like material fell away from the metal rod. They are really expensive to replace. Are they the same material? Can I get them redone somewhere?
Reply: Urethane Rollers On Makita 2040 ...
The Makita 162094-4 Rollers have been manufactured with the same material on for as long as I can remember. Yes they are expensive, but the 2040 planner has been a workhorse for quite a while. For the money that is spent one the rollers, you couldn't get a planner of the same quality. As for a company that could resurface them. I don't know of one.
Question: Back Roller
There are two rollers and I need the back roller. what part number is that?
Question: Feed Not Good
My Makita 2040 no longer seems to feed well. I have to push boards through with great difficulty. What do I need to do to correct this and have the machine operate as it used to?
Reply: Feed Not Good
The rollers are disintegrating they need to be replaced.
Reply: Feed Not Good
Check the bearings on the feed rollers, esp on the driven side. I'll bet you'll find one or more pretty worn and likely the bearing surface on the roller is shot, too.
Question: Roller 65-400
Does it exist some kind of maintenance for the Rollers 65-400?
After few years without use they disintegrate!
Reply: Roller 65-400
Same problem any tricks or tips to change rollers? Where do I find a manual?
Reply: Roller 65-400
A few years ago mine disintegrated and I got them replaced in Lakeland Fl. A business that repairs and replaces rollers for the airport badge system. The replacement was better then the original. They have now lasted longer then the originals.
Question: Makita 2040 Thickness Planer
the blades on my planer hit the chip breaker when running a board through.has anyone had this problem? how to fix? does any one have a shop manual for this planer? thank you edd ander
Reply: Makita 2040 Thickness Planer
Hey edd ander,
look and see if there is an adjustment on the chip..loosen the screws and see if it moves..also make sure your knives are installed correctly..[did you change recently?] I was unable to find a owners manual anywhere on this..:confused:
hope this helps a little..
Review: Baying A2040
I am thinking about baying a 2040.The guy said it has sat for a long time.he says it runs but it needs a new roller.how mutch do you think i should pay or how mutch are thay gowing for.If someone could give me some feedback that would be great.
Reply: Baying A2040
I have seen used Makita 2040 planers go anywhere from $500.00 to $1400.00 depending on their condition. If the one you are looking at needs new rollers, your looking at approximately $500.00 for both. It is a good quality planer and has plenty of power for the job. Inspect it carefully because the parts on it aren't cheap.
Review: Makita - 2040 A Great Idea
I have used this model for 17 years and it has proven to be an excellent plainer. The feed rollers tend to get gummy and fall apart. Replacement rollers are expensive and difficult to install. It would sure be helpful if a video was posted ,showing the installation and adjustments required. We all need help!
Review: Makita - 2040
This machine is well engineered. The changes made were needed. Warning If you replace the feed rollers make sure you back off all the down pressure. If you don't set them right you will do expensive damage.
Reply: Makita - 2040
I have just installed new rollers, not sure of next move . Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Wood.
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