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Old 01-15-2022, 07:22 AM
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hi all, does anyone know of a supplier of just needle rollers? i would buy either a stock dimension or order a custom size. thanks for any help.
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Old 01-15-2022, 08:26 AM
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I have used Dowel Pins in custom size, low speed applications, McMaster has a wide selection.
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Old 01-16-2022, 01:01 AM
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https://www.mcmaster.com/needle-bearings/
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Old 01-16-2022, 10:20 AM
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If you want the needle bearings without a cage you can search for “loose needle rollers”.
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Old 01-16-2022, 01:13 PM
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yes, i think they are available somewhere, i am going to have to talk to someone at timken etc.
this is for an evinrude outboard. i am following another lead that the needles are still available for a lawnboy lawn mower!
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Old 01-16-2022, 03:11 PM
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They used to be made by Torrington, Bob. My information is 30 yrs old.

Edit: OK, maybe 50 yrs old.

What diameter/length do you need??

Lily Bearing might have a listing.
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Old 01-17-2022, 06:37 AM
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bill. thanks i will check it out. .078'' and .612''.
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