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07-02-2011, 12:43 PM
Is there a trick for removing the bearings from the blade grips?
They are supposed to come out using a feathering shaft and moving it in cycles applying a little force.
Sometimes they are really stuck and they won't come out. If they are damaged and they need change just use a hex driver and a hammer, reach the back side of the bearing through the blade and bang them gently.
If they are not damaged, apply some heat on the bladegrip (use a soldering iron). Don't overdo it or the bearing will be fried and ruined.
07-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Thank you very much for the help.
07-05-2011, 03:15 PM
They will come out easier if you first use heat on the grips.