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Offline JoshNZ

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Re: Newbie diy sawmill build attempt
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2020, 05:07:31 AM »
heliboy89 I think. Not sure what you'll find =[] suddenly nervous haha. They might all be unlisted.

This is the last one that's on there.


But I've since replaced the lift motor and its quite a lot quicker.

Yeah the hole doesn't really matter how central it is as long as there's some wall left for the thread to be strong enough. And then drill into that axial hole somewhere behind the first bearing in the side of the bolt. It's likely your company has used sealed for life bearings though? In that case I wouldn't bother. I used some old bearings I found in a drawer and weren't sure if their age that's why I did it. With new sealed bearings I don't think it's neccesary 

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Re: Newbie diy sawmill build attempt
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2020, 10:10:04 AM »
I drilled my bolts from the head end so I wouldn't weaken it in the threaded area.
John Sawicky

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SkyTrak 9038, Ford 545D FEL, Davis Little Monster backhoe, Case 16+4 Trencher, Home Built 42" capacity/32" cut Bandmill up to 54' long - using it all to build a timber frame cabin.


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