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cheezle

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Rod Changer
« on: May 17, 2019, 07:19:19 AM »
Hi There
Im wondering on the rod changer , has anyone blanked off the drain hole , to make it a sealed unit .?

Cheers Cheezle

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Re: Rod Changer
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2020, 08:10:54 PM »
Cheezle

I was thinking the same, then it may be a little easier with a small amount of oil slopping around to keep the gear change shafts sort of lubed.

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Re: Rod Changer
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2020, 07:13:51 AM »
Sounds good, if you could seal it, the rod would need an oil seal as well and then you would have another source for an oil leak.

When they are clean and well greased they move pretty smoothly, it's not like anything in there is rotating or moving at high speed.

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Re: Rod Changer
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2020, 07:04:22 PM »
Hi,

the change is not really designed to be fully sealed and as it uses grease and not oil then the small drain hole lets any water out that may have got in there.

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