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Old 05-20-2018, 09:57 AM
Acrolite Acolyte Acrolite Acolyte is offline
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Impressive, both the wear on the neglected one and the new one you fashioned. I'm afraid I haven't the tools or skills to tackle that though!
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Old 05-20-2018, 11:01 AM
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All I used was a hacksaw to cut to length, and some steel wool to polish it up a bit, with the piece in a cordless drill chuck. I did use a file to make the flat part on the end, but it's not necessary. It's really very easy.
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Old 05-20-2018, 11:41 AM
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Default Re: Swivomatic pedal rehab questions

Good job on the shaft 8upwithit. Just shows if you put your mind to it these parts can be made with as you say simple tools. I myself for various drums have made parts. Even down to making my own snare wires for premier royal ace/john grey etc etc.
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Old 05-20-2018, 12:32 PM
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Good job on the shaft 8upwithit. Just shows if you put your mind to it these parts can be made with as you say simple tools. I myself for various drums have made parts. Even down to making my own snare wires for premier royal ace/john grey etc etc.
Thanks, Sean. Being retired, I have to be tinkering with something all the time, that is, when I'm not doing some household project for my wife
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Old 05-25-2018, 09:57 AM
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So the pedal arrived earlier this week. I took it apart and was surprised to find proper roller bearings instead of the bushings one would expect from this generation of Swivo. Granted, it looks like a J65 not the B68 (fewer bearings) but I was still surprised and will probably just leave them alone if the pedal feels right, will try it out tonight at practice...
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Old 05-25-2018, 10:42 AM
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Thanks, Sean. Being retired, I have to be tinkering with something all the time, that is, when I'm not doing some household project for my wife
Yes, nice fabrication Mr. 8up.
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