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The Last and Best Thomson Super 8 Bearing Block You Will Ever Need and The Last One I Intend To Design

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The Last and Best Thomson Super 8 Bearing Block You Will Ever Need and The Last One I Intend To Design by the_digital_dentist Nov 7, 2014
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This is a pillow block for Thomson Super 8 linear ball bushings that fit 1/2" round guide rails. Not as compact as my other design, this one uses a screw to adjust "fitment" as Thomson's original design does. The design includes small retention bumps to center the bearing inside the block.

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You can see all the important dimensions on the diagram. I sliced using Cura- for some reason slic3r had a hard time with this one. Printed with coex3d MG94 ABS with 0.2mm layers and 30% infill, no support material.
You'll need a 6-32 x 5/8 or 3/4 screw and washer for fitment adjustment. You'll also need 4x 6-32 screws for mounting. The mounting holes are 13mm deep.
Sorry for mixed units- 3D printers want metric measurements but metric hardware is not so common in the US.

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