Control bearings

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While I was waiting for my canard to cure I took some time to do a little dream flying 🙂

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I also machined some bearing housings for the controls.

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I used a circlip as a keeper on the bearing. Otherwise it is another setup on the cnc to machine from the backside and it didn’t seem worth it for only two parts.

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Here is the bearing ready to be installed on the hydraulic press.

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A slight squeeze to set the bearing.

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And presto its in.

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So, if you don’t want to use the phenolic on your control system and are going to use bearings the ladies at can hook you up. These do take a bit of time to make and would have been worth the money to buy. I just enjoy the journey 🙂


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