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Tip on adjusting belt tension and tracking on stationary belt sanders.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1988 (v.4#2) pg. 10
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep-Oct 1988 (v.4#4) pg. 11

Tip on using tennis racquet handle-grip tape to help alleviate a belt-tracking problem on a stationary belt sander.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 22

Survey of nine 3"x21" portable belt sanders. Includes instructions on replacing the stock metal platen with a graphite-impregnated heavy canvas to improve performance.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #122 Apr-May 1999 pg. 80

Portable belt sander tune-up includes flattening the base and aligning the wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 52

Upgrading a combination belt/disk stationary sander to improve belt tracking and dust collection.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 42

Tune up your belt sander. Tips on improving performance by adding a graphite pad, cleaning vacuum system, recoating the drive wheel, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #128 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 78

Belt sander maintenance. Routine cleaning and inspections for a hand-held sander.
SHOPNOTES #15 May 1994 (v.3) pg. 8

Tip on increasing the crown on the idling/adjusting drum using electrical tape in order to keep the belt tracking properly.
WOODWORK #17 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 14