Stus-List 35-1 Upper rudder bearing modification
captbuy at gmail.com
Wed May 8 16:29:02 EDT 2019
Yeah, I knew Delrin wasn't the best. Considered UHMW, but the Delrin was
Regardless of the disc, I see having a sleeve bearing set in the disc that
I can easily change as an advantage. Would be easier to swap the bearing
than to refabricate the disc with the 6 bolt holes and the center hole each
As I said at the end of my document, maybe a non-metal sleeve bearing.
Just a "play" project for now.
Touche' 35-1 #83
On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 2:28 PM schiller via CnC-List <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
> I think your problem is accelerated by UV degradation. Delrin isn't all
> that good in UV exposure. I would suggest using bearing grade PEEK but
> that is a lot of overkill. You may gain some advantage by making a
> sunbrella cover for it (or just replace it every 7 years).
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