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bugdr 11-17-2012 06:54 AM

Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
Is there anyway to remove CA from a nylon tailwheel bearing? I was installing the rudder and tailwheel into a Pulse XT 40. The epoxy part went fine no glue got into the nylon bearing that is glued into the tail. However when I went to CA the rudder hinges, a little CA ran into the nylon bearing that holds the tailwheel. I should have used vaseline to prevent this. I can move the rudder back and forth but it is still a little sticky. I tried a few drops of oil to the tailwheel bearing and this helped a little. Is there anything else I can do? Would CA debonder work?

Laird SS 11-17-2012 08:15 AM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
That or acetone might work, however, I would try it on a similar piece of material that isn't part of the plane.

lfinney 11-17-2012 04:13 PM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
CA debonder will work

eagledancer 11-22-2012 06:56 AM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
sometimes heat will also loosen the bond, try a soldering iron on the wire, as you heat the wire work the tailwheel, once it breaks loose remove the heat and add some light oil into the bracket

kenh3497 11-23-2012 10:45 AM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
Just redrill the hole for the wire with the correct size drill bit.

Ken

jaka 11-23-2012 12:48 PM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
Hi!
I have answered this many times. But here we go again.
There is no better thing to use than pure nitro for loosen Ca glue. Debonder is just a waste of money and aceton takes tooooo long .
Simple as that!
All modelers should have some nitro at home!;)

bugdr 11-25-2012 09:00 AM

RE: Help: I need to remove CA from nylon tailwheel bearing
 
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I tried acetone, and CA debonder. I did not have any pure nitro to try. Both helped a lot. I also tried a little light oil. The rudder still slightly binds but there is not much resistance once it starts to move a little. I can't remove the tail wheel wire from the nylon joint to drill it out because of the way the tail wheel unit is made. I think I will just fly it the way it is for now.


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