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[TowerTalk] Thrust Bearings Again!

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Thrust Bearings Again!
From: (Bob Thacker)
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 1999 09:54:08 -0500
That is what I probably will do Brad. Have a 4" to 2" plumbing reducer
fitting to keep the dirt out as you mention. Relube it twice a year.

Douglas Bradford wrote:
> I would not change the upper. The Lower one is the main one for a
> bearing. The Top is acting as a sleeve. Being made of Bronze it will
> outlast several Bearings.  I use a Plumbing Fitting. Black Rubber
> concertric,I use the size that fits around the mast ans enlarges to
> a size that covers the Bearing. It helps keep the dust out and I do
> grease my Bearings., Ceaper than replacing a housing. I have seen
> several housings, worn out from turning. However, I heard that
> Hy-gain will even replace the Housing for a flat fee. That is hard
> to beat/
> 73  Brad  KZ5Q

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