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Compass Marine How To | all galleries >> Compass Marine How To Articles >> Replacing A Cutlass Bearing (Sleeve Bearing) > Compress Bolts
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Compress Bolts
20-APR-2009

Compress Bolts

In this photo I've tightened the bolts and collapsed the cutlass bearing relieving its press fit pressure from the strut. You can achieve the same results with a maple dowel pounded between the bearing and strut after initially bending it with a cold chisel & hammer to get the dowel started.

Nikon D200
1/60s f/5.6 at 78.0mm iso800 full exif

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