Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

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    Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    I got my Sweep arm in the mail today
    Started to take it apart...
    Ran into a snag
    How do I get this rod off of the Knee Dart/Toe Spike piece?
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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    If you have access to a lathe, hold the main body in a 'soft 3 jaw chuck' and hacksaw the rod off leaving 1/16". then face off with knife tool... (at least thats what I'd do?)

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    the question is: where did you get the sweep arm from?
    Or anyone know where to purchase just the spindle??

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    Nomit said: View Post
    the question is: where did you get the sweep arm from?

    Ebay, of course

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    I don't know, but I would love to draft blueprints of those babies

    Does the rod not just pull/twist out?
    Would that mean that the originals were cut off then drilled out the hole?

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    Seven said: View Post
    I don't know, but I would love to draft blueprints of those babies

    Does the rod not just pull/twist out?
    Would that mean that the originals were cut off then drilled out the hole?
    Not sure myself
    I tried the twist/pull idea
    No good
    It has to come out
    maybe some heating/cooling
    It's at the Machine shop now ....8)

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    Hammers fix all of life's problems.

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    Definitely, Andy!

    Old stagehand's saying: If it don't fit, use a bigger hammer!

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Hammers fix all of life's problems.

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    Just a thought, did you try unscrewing it?

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    Re: Michell sweep arm Disassembly??

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Just a thought, did you try unscrewing it?
    yes
    wouldn't budge

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