fly press b***s

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by merlin50, 24 Nov 2010.

  1. merlin50

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    any one know where i can get a pair of round things for the top of my fly press. i can not call them b***s as the mods delete my post
     
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    The 8alls are called 'flys' or fly weights.

    You can get steel 'spheres' from places like FJ Brindley, Biggest they list is 150mm diam. Ought to be adequate for a small press. Just need to drill it then, of modify the carrier somehow.

    Another option may be to use some tube, capped of and a smaller bit welded through, and filled with shot...... or a series of thick discs, stitch welded together. A local fab place might have something to do such with.
     
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    The old ones probably went the same way as those from where i used to work, i;e;welded to a length of chain and fastened to some poor Ba***rds ankle.
     
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    thanks Hitachimad it will be nice to have my bits back, and no thanks to the halfwits that removed my first post
     
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