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rockrat
03-29-2009, 08:33 PM
Ok when I get rid of something I either have no use for it or I have used it up.

These I dont have a use for. You pickup or pay postage, thats all I ask.

First, have a trailer? You need a bearing buddy, cause I dont.
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Second, I dont know what these are for. I have 2 of them that are the same. They are marked Neal Chicago and no9-1/2"-C and look like a shell mill holder for a mt3 But they are not mt3. Maybe 1-2 from .9" od to 1" od over the 4" of taper. They do have a thread in the back 7/16-14. I can take better measurements if your interested. Kell spray is on them to keep the rust away.

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First replys to this post gets it. We can pm afterward for details.
rock~

doctor demo
03-29-2009, 08:38 PM
Replied

Steve

rockrat
03-29-2009, 08:40 PM
What do you want? Maybe I'll make you take it all. :)

rock~

rockrat
03-29-2009, 09:34 PM
Its all gone. Thanks guys. More tooling has survived to work another day.

rock~

spkrman15
03-29-2009, 09:57 PM
What is a bearing buddy?

Rob :)

rockrat
03-29-2009, 10:39 PM
It is a little device that replaces the bearing cap on trailer bearings. Once on, you fill it with 2 or three times the grease as normal. The grease is held in a pocket and a spring pushes the grease into the bearing constantly. The bearing has less chance of failing due to lack of grease.

rock~

BillH
03-29-2009, 10:49 PM
It is a little device that replaces the bearing cap on trailer bearings. Once on, you fill it with 2 or three times the grease as normal. The grease is held in a pocket and a spring pushes the grease into the bearing constantly. The bearing has less chance of failing due to lack of grease.

rock~
Great for boat trailers!

saltmine
03-29-2009, 11:00 PM
Great for boat trailers, Bill. But the old grease gets pushed out the seal in the back of the hub, all over your brakes. They also use Bearing Buddy's with water soluable grease. When you pull your boat out of the water, you pump in a quantity of grease, and it forces the water out. But it still does a great job of greasing your trailer brakes, the inside of the wheels and your boat and trailer.

Willy
03-29-2009, 11:22 PM
The bearing buddies were originally designed for boat trailers.
The idea being that when a warm boat trailer hub meets the cool water that it is immersed in when launching a boat, it cools, creating a negative pressure in the hub. This vacuum will try to suck water into the hub, the positive pressure exerted by the spring is said to overcome the vacuum and keep water out.
But as saltmine pointed out, it does a good job of lubricating just about everything around the wheel. Because unless you have really tight grease seals, the extra pressure from the bearing buddies is simply too great for the seals to contain.

Your Old Dog
03-30-2009, 07:25 AM
Great for boat trailers, Bill. But the old grease gets pushed out the seal in the back of the hub, all over your brakes.

Your boat must be a bit bigger then mine! Small boat trailers don't have brakes :D

The nice thing about bearing buddies is that they keep a positive pressure on the grease cavity so that when you back into the water there is less chance of getting water in the race.