Harken bearings

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Sailmeng, Dec 31, 2017.

  1. Sailmeng
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    Sailmeng New Member

    hello Guys
    happy new years eve, does anyone have any clue about the bearings harken use , in the radial winch 50.2 . i mean those red neadles bearings tha hold the drum in place. i guess their material is some polymer. do you know which is their brand? or the material for both the cage and the needles
    thanks in advance
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    I'd say that is proprietary information. Do you need new parts to rebuild your winch?
     
  3. Sailmeng
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    Sailmeng New Member

    exactly, so im looking for polymer needle bearings
     
  4. tom28571
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  5. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Torlon is likely, though is typically a custom mix (formulation), so Harken would be hard pressed to offer this up.
     

  6. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Have you called them for replacement parts? They are usually good about it.
     
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