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Removing sheave

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Topic: Removing sheave
Posted By: ian.r.mcdonald
Subject: Removing sheave
Date Posted: 16 Apr 17 at 8:09pm
Am trying to get the sheave itself out of a Proctor jib sheave, so I can use it in the mast heel

am i right in thinking the axle is cap head with the other end peined over?

drill the peined end?









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Posted By: JimC
Date Posted: 16 Apr 17 at 8:22pm
If I was chucking everything else and just aiming to keep the sheave I'd just grind one end or other of the pin away with an anglegrinder.


Posted By: ian.r.mcdonald
Date Posted: 16 Apr 17 at 10:23pm
thanks Jim     saving time rather than 5 for a sheave! want to sail wednesday



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