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Old 05-01-2012, 03:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default ceramic bearing no but hybrid or they good?

hi guys i read alot about the os 55 rear bearing i think mine is gone i saw that the ceramic is no good but they sell a combination of ss whit ceramic
http://www.rcbearings.com/os-55-hyper-bearings/ i am looking at the 6902 and the r6zz for the front .....i know alot of peaple like the ss but i would like to ear if some one used them
i change all my bearing in begening of each season that why i am not 2 worry about destroying a engine and i belive that even ss if it blows it should destroy a engine 2

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Old 05-02-2012, 10:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have been using those Hybrid Ceramic (Silicon Nitride) bearings in my 55HZ for Several months now with alot of flights, and I am happy with them. They have worked for me when nothing else would hold up.

They are the same ceramic bearings though that people are recommending against using. All I can say is, they are what I am sticking with.
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Also thinking bout trying the ceramics on 55hz-r
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks guys i am going for it
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Just do some looking around the forums, and see what you find about them. People tend to think any ceramic is bad in an engine. I'm only 1 bearing in right now, so my experience isnt extensive with them, but so far I'm impressed with them.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I've ran close to 20 gallons through my OS 55HZ with the rcbearings.com ceramics, both front/rear, w/out any issues whatsoever...they are just as smooth now as the first flight!
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I've ran close to 20 gallons through my OS 55HZ with the rcbearings.com ceramics, both front/rear, w/out any issues whatsoever...they are just as smooth now as the first flight!
Thats great info, and good to hear there is success with these long-term. I'm probably in the neighborhood of 10 gallons on my ceramic. Last month alone, I logged 38 flights on my 600N.
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