My reason was simple- It was part of a "package deal" and I didn't know
I had it until I got home. I was shocked when I saw the design, and even
more shocked when I saw the price. Several years ago.
I recently bought a used 2" bearing, another brand, an excellent design,
in the price range you mentioned.
On 10/14/2011 6:34 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> It has been interesting seeing all the posts about this. The real question is
> why would you ever use a TB3 or TB4 at $161 and $185 (from 3Star) when you
> can have a REAL bearing for only $30.98???? Made with REAL steel, seals and a
> zerk fitting?
> Check out
> A nice 1" thick plate of Delrin with a two inch hole cut in it using a hole
> saw from your local hardware store works really well also - Delrin however is
> way more expensive than these bearings.
> Terry Price - W8ZN ex K8ISK
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