Portugese floor corker problems

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KenRwine

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Can anyone help me out with this.I have a portugese floor corker and lately when inserting the corks its tearing a small piece off the bottom of the cork that i have to clean off corker before doing next bottle .any fixes?
 

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Sounds like the jaws are not aligning the cork over the hole and it is cartching the edge as it is being inserted.

 

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will replacing the jaws fix that or is it something that has worn or bent in the corker
 

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You need to understand why it's happening. Mine was plain worn out, but it could be a simple adjustment.
 

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The pin that goes thru the arm ,if that would elongate the sleeve there. would that cause that to not push the jaws far enough forward for the cork to clear the hole
 

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