dh at synthstuff.com
Wed Feb 29 17:51:40 MST 2012
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tesla-bounces at pupman.com
> [mailto:tesla-bounces at pupman.com] On Behalf Of Jim Lux
> Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:57 AM
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> Subject: Re: [TCML] Bearings
> On 2/28/12 11:16 PM, jhowson4 at comcast.net wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I bought some bearings on eBay for my rotary gap, and I am
> displeased with the quality I received, they are very loose.
> Made by VXB if you are wondering.
> > Its most certainly an I got what I paid for situation.
> > Does anyone have a preferred place to get quality bearings,
> I don't need super high quality, but quality within a
> reasonable price range.
> > I am looking for 1.75" OD .75" ID with a flanged rim
> designed for a press fit.
> McMaster-Carr is usually my first step for something like this. Not
> necessarily the cheapest, but they have an enormous stock and
> ship very
> looks like about $10 for what you're looking for.
> Beyond that, something like Grainger or MSD would be other
> By the way, when you say "loose", maybe the bearing was
> intended to be
> that way. Bearings come in a bewildering variety for
> different loads,
> speeds, etc.
> I would look at a good bearing catalog (Fafnir, Timken, SKF) and get
> some background info on what kind of bearing you really want.
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