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Offline Naildrivingman

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Growling TS75
« on: July 12, 2017, 07:06 AM »
I don't know if this is normal, so I'm throwing it out to you kind folks.

When I start my saw and for the first second or two it grumbles, but once up to speed it is smooth.  This has been the case ever since I purchased the saw.  I recall bringing it back to the vendor, they pulled another of the shelf and it too made the same noise.  I guess in light of the Kapex issues (I own one) I am wondering if there is something going on with my TS.

Obviously, having the forum hear this sound would be better, but I'm not sure how to upload and post.  Let's try it sound unheard for now.

Dance with who brung ya...

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Offline ScotF

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Re: Growling TS75
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2017, 07:52 AM »
It is the bearings in the saw and slip clutch. Perfectly normal.

Offline Naildrivingman

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Re: Growling TS75
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2017, 08:12 AM »
Thanks Scot,
I figured as much since I do recall the vendor taking a new one off the shelf and the sound was the same.
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Offline SRSemenza

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Re: Growling TS75
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2017, 09:56 AM »
Yup, it does that.


Offline Svar

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Re: Growling TS75
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2017, 09:59 AM »
It is gears and motor speed control. Arbor speed is constantly adjusted causing gear back lash. It's normal.

Offline Kevin C.

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Re: Growling TS75
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2017, 06:40 PM »
Yes, I had the same question when I got the ts75. The 55 never made such sounds, just smooth.