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Old 11-22-12, 11:33 AM
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Adden rocker

I have an Adden Sunday rocker.It is a glider/rocker and it is well put together except the lower bearings. They have been making a grinding popping noise, oil just sends out rust. I'm on borrowed time. Where can I get bearing to replace these, there is a set of 8 all together. It needs bearings or bushings that will fit.
I tried emailing the manufacture and didn't get anywhere, please help.
 
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Old 11-22-12, 07:25 PM
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Can you take a picture so we can see what it looks like?
 
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Old 11-23-12, 07:08 PM
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Here are the pictures of my rocker,I hope they are clear. The bearings are set into this blind hole on each of 8 shafts. Thanks for the help.
 
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What does that look like when you pull it out? Is it just a regular bearing sitting in the wood? Does it have some sort of flange on it?
 
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I took off the cover under that screw and washer, I could see these little steel balls kind of rusty. I didn't want to take it apart afraid they would fall apart and we are using this on daily basis. Looks like a regular bearing inset into a blind hole.
 
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I think you will have to take one out to get some measurements. Measure depth and diameter of the hole in the wood and shaft diameter. There are many sources of bearings both online and locally. Unless you rock at supersonic speeds, I would get the cheapest sealed bearings available. It should be cheaper and easier than trying to find OEM replacement parts. Bearings are available in all shapes and combinations of dimensions.
 
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Indeed. McMaster-Carr is a great place to browse. I am not sure, but they may only sell to businesses. Grainger is another possibility.
 
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Old 11-24-12, 08:27 PM
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Thanks

OK, sounds good. I look into this, I just didn't know where to get these. I'm glad I asked you guys first before I tore into this.


Thanks fellas,
woodwright
 
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