Started by limitdown, March 26, 2013, 02:33:49 PM
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Quote from: Robert Janssen on May 21, 2013, 10:48:58 PMOh yes this reminds me yet again about the AC R4 bearings for the Avets... I'll get back later on that Avet thread, but the short story is that i found three suppliers in the USA who had them, but was met with such incredible idiocy- absolute, utter, complete moronica- by some of the bearing suppliers and retailers that i just could in fact not contend with such simpletons and let it be for the time being.Anyway, glad to see metric AC bearings are available all over the place and being put to good use..
Quote from: mohamedhashem21 on July 15, 2013, 01:42:16 PMbriliiant work limitdown can you please tell me at what preset knob position you can get 60 lbs of drag at strike???
Quote from: mikx on April 24, 2014, 02:55:47 AMI've ordered a cheap $12 angular bearing from Amazon to replace the left side spool bearing on my Mak 30 SEa reel.It doesn't look like the pinion bearing has a lot of angular load, so I think this is the only one you really need.I'll post a follow-up once I get it installed.
Quote from: mikx on April 29, 2014, 01:41:23 AMSo, I got a $12 left side spool bearing from Amazon and $9 pinion bearing from online bike shop (see pic attached).The dimensions for 30 SEa are:left side spool bearing -- 8x22x7pinion bearing -- 10x22x6Did complete rebuild, lubed everything inside and installed new bearings.At #50 direct pull (no rod) the handle resistance was barely noticeable.Tightened the drag to #70 at strike, the handle still spins easy and comfortable in high gear.Decided to call it a success, next step is field tests :-)Thanks to the original poster Limitdown and everyone else for this great discussion!
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