[Public-List] Cutlas bearing housing

Winslow Ayer 135sleddinghill at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 08:58:00 PDT 2020

Thanks all. Looks like 1/4-20 and the threads are still good.


> On Jun 18, 2020, at 11:34 AM, Kris Coward <kris at melon.org> wrote:
> That depends on whether a PO has tried to change the cutless bearing,
> found the existing set screws seized, drilled them out, and gone a size
> up to still have enough thread to bite :P
> I'd say measure them and go for bronze (since you're inviting galvanic
> corrosion between the set screw and the housing otherwise). When
> measuring, inspect the threads to make sure that you don't have a PO who
> just drilled out the old screws, and never bothered to tap next-size-up
> threads to replace them (which given the lack of screws in there now...)
> -Kris
>> On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 04:35:56AM -0400, Winslow Ayer via Public-List wrote:
>> I’ve just replaced my cutlass bearing and noticed there were no set screws. Does anyone know what size these are and what material they’re made of?
>> Winslow Ayer
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