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what to use to balance flywheel?

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Old 01-26-2013, 09:20 PM
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what to use to balance flywheel?

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Old 01-26-2013, 09:23 PM
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Propeller balancer I've seen it done but they are like $40
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Prop or wheel balancer works well you can snag one off Fleabay failry cheap
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This is the one I have used in the past.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXD712&P=ML
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This is the one I have used in the past.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXD712&P=ML
Same here thats the one I have, works well balancing airplane props never have tried it using it on a flywheel though but its the same principle.
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Funny, I never used it for props, just flywheels....
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My buddy has a custom made balancer for his boat and buggy flywheel, he balanced all his flywheel and trued all crank shaft, but I was told thats not much difference, those flywheel still had a bit vibration at the high rpm.
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Funny, I never used it for props, just flywheels....
Try it on your tires. A little bit of clay and your good to go.
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You don't want a balancer with any steel within 6" of the flywheel you are balancing. The magnets will throw off your balancing job and it will vibrate more than before.
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You don't want a balancer with any steel within 6" of the flywheel you are balancing. The magnets will throw off your balancing job and it will vibrate more than before.
Good post, my buddy told me the same thing.
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