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    Repacking the Spindle Bearings on a 1990 Enco RF-30 Mill/Drill

    I've run 28 years on the same grease in my spindle bearings so am a little overdue for a repacking. Here is how I did it.

    If you are interested, please see

    http://rick.sparber.org/SBR30.pdf

    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.


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    Rick
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    THanks Rick I have almost the same model Enco mill I think
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    I have been told (in other contexts, ISTR it was wheel bearings, or possibly re-assembling part of a Honda or Moto Guzzi drivetrain...it was a long time ago) that butterfly washers like that should not be re-used as unbending and re-bending the tabs significantly weakens them. Coulda been an 'old mechanics tale' though, as it was an old mechanic who told me...

    Nice guide otherwise!

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    Nope mine is a lot older 1978 GL 30-B but pretty much the same
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    Thanks Rick! We've added your Mill Spindle Bearing Repacking to our Milling category, as well as to your builder page: Rick's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



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