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Repeat this procedure with the 4 remaining disc/shaft brackets on the wood disc and the pipe
shaft at the opposite end of the rotor.
Fasten pairs of the smaller, lid/shaft brackets to the half-drum lids and the pipe shaft at each
place where the lids are notched to let the pipe shaft pass through. Place them opposite each
other, one on each half-drum lid.Use 1/2" x 2 1/2" bolts, nuts and lock washers.
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BEARINGS
End pieces attached to the top and bottom ends of the rotor shaft each rest in a roller or ball
bearing mounted on horizontal support poles.
This insures smooth and efficient rotation. It is important to select good bearings and install them
properly (good second hand bearings may be used).
Follow the same considerations given in "BEARINGS," page 18, Rotor #1.