View Full Version : Bluebird 520 de-thatcher bearing problem

04-26-2011, 01:31 PM
I had the misfortune of blowing a bearing on the flail blade axle (side opposite pulley wher belt attaches). I was successful using a mapp torch getting the spacer off, but what is left of bearing is fused on. Axle still attached to machine, so I don't want to manhandle too much...applied heat, used vice grips, liquid wrench overnight etc, no dice. Any tool or technique I am missing ? Thanks:cry:

04-26-2011, 05:10 PM
with a grinder and smash it off with a BF Hammer.:laugh:

04-27-2011, 01:57 PM
thanks ! when in doubt, RTFM or bigger hammer.