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    Default idler pulley clarification

    Not only do I need the bearings but I also need the idlers wheels and brackets too. Both assemblies are completely missing from my 10ee. Thanks

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    I think I still have the idler wheels and bracket on a 10EE I'm parting out. Its at my warehouse, probably won't be there until Wednesday.

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    Default idlers

    Looking forward to hearing from you. Thanks

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    I did locate the Monarch idler, its the diecast version with decent bearings, $35.00

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    Default Are there two?

    There are two belt idlers. One towards the back of the lathe that travels in a t-slot and another toward the front of the lathe on a bracket. How can I get in touch with you to arrange the sale of these parts? Please send an email. Thanks

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    Sent you a P M regarding the idlers

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyJohnsoninWI View Post
    ...A bit more information. The supplier is Noma IKS Corporation, 1555 W. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena, CA 90249-3027, www.iksbearing.com/index.html. I ordered two #88503 and four #87504 bearings for the three idler pulleys. They cost $9 each and charged $7.73 for shipping to WI.
    John,
    Question about the feed belt idler bearings.
    The old ones I took out (may have been replaced once already) are 87503, and you tried 88503.

    Looks like 88503 has two sides extended inner race and double seals:
    http://iksbearing.thomasnet.com/item...=10&assetid=g2

    And looks like 87503 has one side extended inner and a shield and seal:
    http://iksbearing.thomasnet.com/item...=prod&filter=0

    Thinking I should order the ones I removed, and there is a difference in our idler pulleys, or am I missing something?

    Grigg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Myers View Post
    You can get them for around $6 from accurate bearing. japanese made too.
    Agreed. The spindle belt tensioners take a pair of Accurate Bearings' 87504, and the feed belt tensioner takes a pair of 87503.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Myers View Post
    You can get them for around $6 from accurate bearing. japanese made too.


    Sean
    March 2010, Accurate sells the Japanese IKS brand 87504s for $12 each.

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    Is there any reason I should go for the felt seal replacement bearings or just double sealed 6203 and 6204? I took mine apart today because the noise was annoying me...

    Thanks

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    I used the double sealed version (purchased from VXB) - no issues. I think sealed are better in these applications. Sealed may limit max speed but they should be rated for about 15K rpm so you should be just fine - YMMV.

    Paul

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    Yeah, I ordered some double sealed Nachi bearings from amazon for all three idlers and also new gates belts as well. The feed belt is a special thing and mine is in decent condition so I may leave it as is.

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    Ordered from Accurate Bearing March 2018

    87503 - $9
    87504 - $13.68

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    Noma is still shipping these bearings made in Japan. I just got a set for $72.26 including all 6 idler bearings, tax, and shipping.
    Installed them today, very nice. Also nice to have the sealed bearings so installing them wasn't nearly as messy as pressing the old ones out.


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