I have owned a Lortone tumbler, Model 45C-NR, for many years.
Recently, when turned on, it starts slowly, then speeds up after a
few seconds. Then I put the barrel in place, and it runs fine.
However, I wonder what might be causing the slow start-up. I oil the
external places regularly, and I use a level to make sure the tumbler
is not sitting at an angle. But I am wary of taking off the motor
covers. Does it sound like I might need a new belt? Any opinions?
Thanks in advance,