Turning Archive 2006

Subject:
bearing vaccuum adapter

Rick in MI
>I built a rotery adapter like the one in wood turning design a few issues back and I can only draw 11" of mercury through my bearing. When I remove the hose from the adaptor I can draw 26". I have a Gast pump I picked up used and was wondering about the compasity. Called Gast and they said it runs 8 cfm, plenty. what bearing , #, is every one using. Thanks.

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