Friday, 1 January 2016

Broken cheek block

Somehow I'll need to get a new sheave into this.

Repair: I ground the back off the pin holding the sheave in and replaced the sheave with a #10 Delrin rope sheave for $6. I then drilled a 3.5mm hole down the centre of the 8mm sheave shaft and threaded in an M4 stainless machine screw to hold it in place.

Here is the fixed cheek block and the old sheave:

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