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blackopsspook
 Post subject: K3L-3 roller bearings
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:10 pm 
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Okay guys and gals, I'm looking for a good source for K3L-3 roller bearings to replace the very old ones during my rebuild. I've examined the bearings I currently have and they definitely need to be replaced. The issue is that I don't seem to be able to find them readily available, so I was wondering if anyone had any spares they would be willing to sell me. Yes, I need to replace every roller bearing. My plane i.e. N18VP was built by Taylor in 1969 and I'm basically having to do extensive work to get the plane back into flying condition because the previous owner neglected it.

I would appreciate any roller bearings that you might have guys.


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Bill Williams
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:12 pm 
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You asking about the canopy bearings?


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fytrplt
PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:30 pm 
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3/4" shower door rollers from Ace Hardware. Get the squared off kind.

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blackopsspook
PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:44 am 
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Hi Bill and Bob!

Yes, I'm referring to the canopy roller bearings. Sorry if I didn't make that very clear. Bob I've seen the postings for the shower door rollers, I was just trying to duplicate the original parts. That being said, if I cannot find a source for K3L-3 roller bearings then I may have to do as you suggest.

BTW, I'm happy to see you guys came through Irma relatively unscathed. I love Florida after living there for so long, but I don't miss hurricane season! :)

Thank you gentlemen!!


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:28 am 
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Shower rollers better. Don't wear the rail as much. You really don't want to replace the rail. Big job.

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james peran
PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:53 pm 
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blackopsspook wrote:
Okay guys and gals, I'm looking for a good source for K3L-3 roller bearings to replace the very old ones during my rebuild. I've examined the bearings I currently have and they definitely need to be replaced. The issue is that I don't seem to be able to find them readily available, so I was wondering if anyone had any spares they would be willing to sell me. Yes, I need to replace every roller bearing. My plane i.e. N18VP was built by Taylor in 1969 and I'm basically having to do extensive work to get the plane back into flying condition because the previous owner neglected it.

I would appreciate any roller bearings that you might have guys.


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I got the original bearings . i can supply them . peranjames@gmail.com


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