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Re: Creaky Pulleys

Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 6:07 am
by UltiBots
We have F623ZZ bearings and a limited supply of Stainless Steel idlers on the webstore. Replacing them may be the way to go.

Re: Creaky Pulleys

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 5:25 pm
by ofloveandhate
oh, excellent. i'll order them in the morning. thanks a lot!!!

Re: Creaky Pulleys

Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 2:15 pm
by ofloveandhate
after ordering, receiving, and replacing old with new steel idlers and new bearings, the machine is back to near silent when just moving.

here are the aluminium idlers:
https://www.ultibots.com/2040-metal-fra ... ium-idler/

and the steel ones:
https://www.ultibots.com/2040-metal-fra ... ess-steel/

and the flanged bearings:
https://www.ultibots.com/f623zz-flanged-bearing-2-pack/

the new idler assembly reduced the overall length from 35.06mm to 34.6, so now the idler spins freely in the corner bracket. thanks again.