36152Re: [MILL_DRILL] Repairing one of those cheap rotary tables
- Aug 18, 2014Chemical locking agents are good things, especially since heating the parts up will burn the loctite out of the joint so you can take it apart. I use the whole variety green, blue, red and gap filling #660 on projects all of the time.
Sounds like a belt and suspenders approach to me, which is my usual M.O.
On 08/18/2014 01:49 AM, Bill NPWBill@... [MILL_DRILL] wrote:
I'd be hesitant to do anything permanent. Stay with mild steel or stainless, perhaps.
On 8/17/2014 3:33 PM, Dave Seiter d.seiter@... [MILL_DRILL] wrote:I picked up one of those cheap Harbor Freight 4" rotary tables a while back (used), and it worked well for a few small projects, but today the table started turning by itself (the hand wheel was obviously no longer connected). I took it apart and found that the ring gear was spinning on it's shaft; the pin that was driven through the gear and into the table (it's parallel to the shaft) had sheared off. The pin was probably mild steel. If I can remove the rest of the pin, I'll replace it with something like a rollpin, but I was thinking about using a bunch of red loctite to keep the ring in place.Thoughts?-Dave
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