bearing in place of the blade guide

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lightmooner
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bearing in place of the blade guide

Post by lightmooner » Wed Jan 17, 2024 1:22 pm

Hello,

Would it be a good idea to replace those HPL guide by bearings ? if so which ones ?

also, on the fastener list, you specify ZZ bearing for the guides, why not RS (to protect from dust)

Are the 6204 bearing (supporting shaft) RS ?

Thanks

Suso
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Re: bearing in place of the blade guide

Post by Suso » Wed Jan 17, 2024 1:50 pm

hi mate,

I have not had problems with the 6204 bearing in the shaft, but if you wish you can install a RS one. For the guides it's better to have a sealed or RS bearing. Regarding the material, HPL works perfectly and it's a matter of preferences. Bearings make more noise when working, but both methods are valid.

lightmooner
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Re: bearing in place of the blade guide

Post by lightmooner » Wed Jan 17, 2024 1:58 pm

would you consider those for the shaft ?

they are self aligning, allowing the shaft to rotate a little bit if everything isn't perfectly at 90 degrees.

demo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rLP-p4R3pg

thanks for taking the time to answer !

Suso
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Re: bearing in place of the blade guide

Post by Suso » Wed Jan 17, 2024 2:05 pm

sure, that type of bearing will make your work easier and it will work perfectly.

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