2. The Drive Roller and Idle Rollers
Learn about why there are apparently 'cracks' in your roller, what to do if your roller is too long, how to load/unload your drive roller and what to do if your motor spins but your drive roller doesn't.
Key Notes for this video: Why not to worry about gaps, what to do if your drive roller is too long.
Key Information on this video: Roller high spots, roller gaps, trimming the drive roller pin, also a tip if your hex drive keeps falling out.
NOTE: Ignore the comment about flexing idle rollers and pvc tube. From the 2020 model onwards, the idle roller has aluminium tube and will not flex. Also, you can straighten a bowed PVC roller and you'll find a video for that in the Gentle Roller Blog.
Key Notes for this video: A quick explanation of how to remove your drive roller from the roller assembly - take the weight of the drive roller, move it to the left, move it to the right, LIFT at right. Or to keep it simple - Left, Right, Lift at Right.
Key Information on this video: Correct technique for removing the drive roller, and a fix if your hex keeps falling out.
Key Notes for this video: What to do if your motor is turning but your roller isn't.
Key Information on this video: Fixing a loose plastic hex.
Key Notes for this video: This is an old video recorded in 2017/8 but it reinforces comments made above.
Key Information on this video: Gaps in your roller, swarf, general discussion.
You will find more videos on the Gentle Roller Blog. Including, adding weight to your idle roller and how to fix a bowed drive or idle roller (applicable only if you have PVC cores).