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Offline Arcticmiller

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Question about cooks roller guides
« on: August 14, 2019, 03:19:51 AM »
Hey Folks, 

I just ordered up a pair of cooks rollers. The Standard Complete Retrofit with Jaw. As the home made rollers on my saw were completely trashed, and poorly designed-and executed. someone literally hammered a larger tube over a smaller one and put some skateboard bearings into the small one, installed a pin through that then hammered that into a drilled tube...out of balance, wobbly, really bad... the vibration was a little much.

Anyway I need the dimension of the square steel tubing that comes off the back of the roller assembly (the part I need to weld to, to get it attached to my mill)Since I live in a remote location I need to order some matching stock now so hopefully I can have them both arrive at roughly the same time so I can get it all put together and start making sawdust. My roller adjustment setup is going to need some re-fabricating to make something that actually makes sense.

Thats the way of second hand homemade units sometimes I suppose, either way I am still super excited about this thing, I milled up just enough lumber to do some framing and partially build a deck on my shed before it got bad. This hobby rocks!

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Re: Question about cooks roller guides
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2019, 06:55:12 AM »
Send Cook's an email or give them a call,  they are very helpful.

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Re: Question about cooks roller guides
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 07:08:42 AM »
Here's a pic from my MP-32. My rollers are for 1.25" bands.



 

The sq tube welded to the mill is 1.5" square with a 3/16" wall. The roller is mounted on a 3/4" square solid piece. 

Hope this helps, if not then what Oddman said.
Cook's MP-32, 16HP, 20' (modified w/ power feed, up/down, loader/turner)
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Re: Question about cooks roller guides
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 06:50:27 PM »
Thanks, that's exactly what I needed!


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