Bearings - Stripers247.com Forums
 
Striped Bass Fishing Site Map | Contact Us | Fishing Log Software | Fishing Online | Advertise
to UPLOAD: please register or login

Go Back   Stripers247.com Forums > MAIN FORUM DISCUSSION > Boaters Forum
Forgot Password? Register Now!!

Boaters Forum This forum is for boaters both fresh and saltwater. Trolling / Tips / Tactics / Maintenance


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-04-2009, 06:06 PM
clopes's Avatar
clopes clopes is offline
First Mate
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: South Hadley Mass
Posts: 173
Default Bearings

As many of us know, bearings can be very temperamental if not given proper attention. As I found out this spring. So after maybe 2000 miles since then, I took a look at them and found them to be worn enough to warrant a replacement. Don't know if something else is going on but how many miles do you guys go before packing the bearings? Bearing buddies are going to be put on with the next new ones this fall.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 09-04-2009, 09:08 PM
Rickski's Avatar
Rickski Rickski is offline
First Mate
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Southern NH
Posts: 1,198
Default Re: Bearings

I clean and repack every fall before I put the boat up for the winter.
__________________
Rick
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-05-2009, 11:33 AM
FLOATSUM's Avatar
FLOATSUM FLOATSUM is offline
Grouchy old Bassturd
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Greenhill Rhode Island
Posts: 1,033
Default Re: Bearings

In the past with bearing buddies....
,,, every 2 years with seals and without question.
For the cost,, to remove / clean / insp. it's not worth the saving. Need new seals each time you look anyways.
Do Not buy bearings at a marina or trailer job. NAPA and such are good and 1/2 the price. Just bring an old set to get the numbers (with seal).
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old 09-08-2009, 03:10 PM
Roccus's Avatar
Roccus Roccus is offline
King of Eels
Pro Staff
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Reading, Mass/Rings Island
Posts: 4,227
Default Re: Bearings

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickski View Post
I clean and repack every fall before I put the boat up for the winter.
best insurance policy you'll ever take out.. I do like wise and my trailer only goes 4 miles a year...
__________________
.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-18-2009, 06:50 PM
corneliagale corneliagale is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1
Default Re: Bearings

Also make sure you use a good high temp grease with a high wash out some wheel bearing greases will wash out at lower temps as they are not made to withstand being put into water.
Also a good idea to let the boat hubs cool for a little while before launching the boat after a long haul
CorneiliaGale
SML VA
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bearings

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Penn Conventional Reel Project - Help Fill in the Blanks Striperjim Reels and Reel Maintenance 13 07-23-2017 04:28 PM
I've been making my own one bearing level winds Jimmy Z Reels and Reel Maintenance 22 06-28-2009 03:35 PM
Avet Bearings sadlsorz Reels and Reel Maintenance 3 07-04-2008 08:10 PM
Tidewater Freeliner TWS70FL question Loun Saltwater Tackle Shop 1 06-18-2005 04:13 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2013 Stripers247.com LLC
Affiliated Sites:   Noreast.com   Allcoast.com    2coolfishing.com