ATTACH THE BOTTOM END PIECE TO THE PIPE SHAFT
Trim the bottom end of the pipe shaft to remove any threads.If necessary, file the inside surfaces
to accommodate the shaft end piece.
Push the pipe end of the bottom shaft end piece into the pipe until the collar rests on the pipe
end. Mark 1" from the end of the pipe with a punch.Drill a 1/2" hole through the pipe and the
end piece, and deburr it. Keeping the end piece in place, bolt through the hole with a 1/2" x 2
1/2" bolt and tighten down with nut and washers.
ASSEMBLE THE ROTOR
Seat the bottom end of the pipe shaft in the bearing on the 4x4" bottom bearing support beam.
Support the bottom beam about three feet off the ground, with the pipe shaft projecting out
sideways from it.
Slide the bottom plywood disc over the top end of the shaft, with the disc support bracket facing
the top end. Position the bottom face of the disc 2 ½ 3" away from the top side of the bearing.