I have a JET JTAS Cabinet saw and the arbor bearings seized up on me. This
has been a long time coming. I replaced the bearings about 2 years ago but
managed to damage them in the process of installation.
They were noisy but functional until this morning.
I don't have the right tooling or skills to remove and reinsert bearing
properly. I would rather ship the arbor assembly to someone and have them
swap out the bearings for me.
Can anyone her reccomend a source for this type of service?
Grab your local Yellow Pages and look under "Machine Shops". Or you may be
able to change them out with a ball joint press, available for rental at most
auto parts stores. If you live anywhere near Indianapolis, give me a shout at
doug at milmac dot com -- I have several presses; we may be able to make
Thanks all for the suggestions. It's all better now.
I'm a little off the beaten path so the "just go to your local machine shop"
suggestions do not really apply.
I struck out with my car mechanic the last time I had this problem. He just
looked at me like I had 3 heads.
My BIL checked out a bearing supply place in Montreal. The would be happy to
sell me bearings, but did not do install.
I found this place on the internet: http://www.sawcenter.com/service.htm .
They were my backup plan.
I found succes with a Mom and pop motor repair place 20 miles away that I
had paronized for a jointer motor issue about a year ago.
$50 to labor and bearings with a 1/2 day turnaround. I though that was very
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