I recently purchased Delta 28-307 14" bandsaw. It is in pretty good
shape, but I the wheels are not coplanar. The bottom wheel needs to
come out about 3/16" or so.
My first problem is that I cannot get the bottom wheel off. I have
removed the arbor nut but the wheel won't budge. I have the manual
from Delta, but it does not mention wheel removal. The top wheel came
right off once the nut was removed. Is there something here that I am
My second problem is that I am unsure of how to move that wheel out.
The Bandsaw Book tells me to use washers. Again, the manual makes no
mention of this. Is that the correct method for this saw?
This is my first bandsaw and I have little experience with them. The
Bandsaw Book mentions two things about tracking the blade. The first
is to just to use the top wheel adjustment to get the blade to track
on the center of the crown. The second method is to make sure that
the wheels are coplanar and let the blade find its own center. The
second method is preferred. If I am unable to adjust the lower wheel,
than I will have no choice but to go with the first method. I would
just like to get some general comments about this from more
I also posted this on the oldww discussion area, but reposted it here
to reach a wider audience (support team).