#34803 Oct 18, 2007
I'll collect local needs and I'll let you know offline...
Thank you very much.
Sent: quinta-feira, 18 de Outubro de 2007 18:38
Subject: [Phishing] - [Phishing] - [Losmandy_users] Re: third bearing
mod ( a side note )
Jose, they cost less than 6 dollars, get a head count, tell me how
many you need, send me a paypal for the cost of bearing and shipping
via USPS priority mail international probably less than 20.00 and you
got what you need... you need two bearing one for each axis..
--- In Losmandy_users@yahoogr
> Believe it or not those bearings don't come easy to find here in
Europe > ( and the rest of the worl too)... I wish there was a brige between us
> so we could send/receive those kinds of items... something which may
> come very easy to find to some might be a nightmare to others...
> I know acouple of guys who'd love to do that but sending 1 bearing
> with transportation and customs is just not feasible.
> Jose Canela
> From: Losmandy_users@yahoogr
> To: Losmandy_users@yahoogr
> note )
> Greg, i wonder why its not done as often seems to me, one would want
> the extra support in there particularly right up next to the end
> of the shaft, the original bearing is about 1.250" inches away from
> the end of the shaft, and the tolerances are not so tight, without
> grease and just the original bearings there is some play between
> bearing and shaft.
> --- In Losmandy_users@yahoogr
> > hardly anyone does this mod any more. (I did). You're right, you
> > should freeze the bearing and heat the axis.
> > Then put the shaft back in and, using the clutches, pull the bearing
> > in to place by tightening the clutches. That gets it in at an even
> > angle. (I heated the mount, shrunk the bearings, AND used a mallet,
> > but no matter, using the clutch is better).
> > regards
> > Greg N
> > --- In Losmandy_users@yahoogr
wrote: > > >
> > > hello fellas, i did the third bearing mod with Torrington
bearings, > > > however i had enough room to use a 1.5od x 1.25id x1width instead
of > > > the 3/4" width the torrington part number is B-2016, also the
> > > www.mungosmash.com/arc
> > >
> > > "You may need to tap it in lightly and evenly with a mallet (I
> > >
> > > instead of using a mallet which you have no control of or small
> > > to hit the bearing evenly, when your ready to do the mod while
> > > cleaning the top bushing put the bearing in the freezer (shrinks
> > > after the cleaning ask the wife to barrow her blowdrier unless you
> > > one, sheesh.. take the blowdrier and heat the brass bushing
(expands > > > it), it heats up quick in about a minute or two.
> > >
> > > once its hot go grab the bearing out the freezer use a dry paper
> > > towel so you don't heat it with the fingers, give the inside of
the > > > heated bushing a shot of WD40, slip the bearing in and press down
> > > your hand, if you need to, the counter weight shaft with the
safety > > > washer on it makes a great press, put the counter weight in past
the > > > last bearing, and let it drop, you might have to do that a few
> > > it works great and you remove the risk of cocking the bearing and
> > > getting it stuck.. so forget the mallet..
> > >
> > > if i had used a rubber mallet, which i dont have, i would have had
> > > tap and tap and tap some more, cause that bearing was not even
> > > past the lip, once i did the cold and heat, it slipped right in
and > > > almost all the way down with just pressure from my palm, the
counter > > > weight bar finished the job in two drops.
> > >
> > > just wanted to pass this on.
> > >
> > >
> > > robert
> > >
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