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post #9 of Old 03-29-2010
wsmurdoch
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The push the bearing out with bits of pipe instructions are at

http://www.sailnet.com/list_server/r....php?id=317586

Ours was removed by cutting two small notches in the tiny part of the bearing that was sticking out with a hack saw. A bearing puller was used to grip the notches and the cutlass bearing was pulled out. The mechanics cut a groove in the replacement bearing on a lathe before reinstalling it to make it easier to do next time.

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