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My Clay Boss slows down when I'm pressing down to center clay. The motor is 1/2 hp and the wheel is about 18 months old. I checked the belt and it wasn't at the center of the wheel belt pulley, so I adjusted it following the instructions in the manual, and next time I threw it worked better for a few minutes then started slowing again. When I checked it, the belt was off center again. I sent a picture to Speedball and they decided I need a new wheel head/shaft and bearing, which they sent me. Does this repair make sense? Today is Saturday and Speedball is closed, but I'm not sure I wan
I need to buy a new wheel. Iâ€™ve been throwing for about a year and a half. Iâ€™m also in the UK, which limits my options and jacks prices up. I need a wheel that: Has excellent control, so speed changes are precise and subtle. Can go very slowly. Will not speed up when I release my hands Has a pedal that stays in a fixed position (so I can step off it while the wheel runs) Right now Iâ€™m using a Shimpo Aspire. My wheel has speed and control problems. It judders or stops at very slow speeds. Iâ€™m throwing about 2kg/5lb of clay at a time. When centering