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Delrin Discs for the Arm Posts..Where?

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#1 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:59 PM

Hi folks. In the past I would get the post clamps from GPI along with a black delrin disc that slid over the arm post and rest on the docking clamp, making it easier for the gimbal arm to slide around when using arms like the 3A which does not have the "power steering" adjustment.


GPI no longer stocks these.

 anyone know what the part number would be for these and where? McMaster Carr maybe?





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#2 nick franco

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 09:14 PM

Having trouble linking but yes, McMaster has some different delrin/nylon washers.

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#3 Peter Hoare

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 07:11 AM

Also try IGUS. They do a lot of plastic bearings, made out of a slippery self lubricating plastic. They have a pretty big catalogue of stock washers, one of them is bound to fit.... Like this: http://uk.rs-online....sories/6671516/

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#4 RonBaldwin


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 10:10 AM

Just use Lisagav on the post clamp ring...among other places
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#5 Brant S. Fagan SOC

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 01:51 PM

Why not try thrust washers with a .625" (5/8") bore?  I have stacks of them in my AKS and keep a bunch on each post in my arm post bag on the stand.


Or use that Baldwin sauce...

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#6 Janice Arthur

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 04:55 PM

Hi all;

I've also used thrust bearings like brant has described and they work really well.

Have a good 2014.

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#7 Dan Ayers

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Posted 23 March 2014 - 02:44 PM

Heh....Heh......Brant said Thrust and Baldwin Sauce!!!

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