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Old 02-14-20, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Kapurnicus View Post
One round of wire brush (manual, not dremel) and some dish detergent gave me hope. Races are smooth enough. A lot of the corrosion was surface level. I’d like to get them cleaner, but I think they’ll work.

and suggestions on cleaning, where to get ball bearings (1/8”??) or what grease to use are all helpful.
grade 25 chrome steel balls from Amazon or Ebay or if you want to try locally a bearing house like Motion Industries.
Marine boat trailer wheel bearing grease from the auto parts store
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