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Thread: Vertical Spinner

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    My team and I are currently designing a vertical spinner bot, and we were wondering what would you guys recommend for things like bearings, pulleys, etc....?

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    Deep groove ball bearings on a decent sized shaft and V belts.

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    What would you say is a decent size shaft is?

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    Depends on the distance between the bearings but 40mm is a good starting point

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    Thanks for the help

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    We use 40mm shaft/Bearings. On Griffalo. 22" long bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.A.G View Post
    We use 40mm shaft/Bearings. On Griffalo. 22" long bar.
    Got a link to the a place that sells the bearings your using? Does the shaft need to be keyed?

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