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    Messaged you...

    Messaged you...
  2. cheers. Yeah the fuss is all in my court for...

    cheers.

    Yeah the fuss is all in my court for assuming before checking what bearings they really used, just another of life's little annoyances.
  3. yeah wishful thinking I know.. but I was...

    yeah wishful thinking I know.. but I was thinking they'd take a lead from the skateboard industry which seems to have standardized around 608's and thereby making 608's easily and readily accessible...
  4. tilite 5" softroll caster bearing - R6-2RS - and not 608's - aaargh

    https://cdn3.volusion.com/genbj.jgcuf/v/vspfiles/photos/TIL-AS1120(10)(14)Z-2T.jpg
    First lesson never assume.
    changing my bearing for the first time on these casters, cleaning wasn't quite cutting...
  5. Just to be clear, which way do you think the...

    Just to be clear, which way do you think the internal rod comes out of the tube ?
    from the ball bearing end?
    or the button end ?

    I'm saying it comes out from the ball bearing end, but the spring...
  6. wild! So how would you say you would take it...

    wild!
    So how would you say you would take it apart without cutting it in half?
    It looks like the button would unscrew from the rod, but there is a collar that is still in place holding the spring...
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    So yes, but just with the one caveat, the tires...

    So yes, but just with the one caveat, the tires may not seat perfectly, seems just cosmetic to me.
    That said for the smaller sizes 590 has you covered.
    590 available sizes
    20-590
    25-590...
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    HA! So I bought some 50-584's (Schwalbe...

    HA!
    So I bought some 50-584's (Schwalbe Marathon Mondial DD 27.5" (650B) 27.5x2.00 - Evo Double Defense Folding)
    Because they had them in the store and I could try them.
    The tread is a little...
  9. Well cool I'll wait and see if you can throw up...

    Well cool I'll wait and see if you can throw up some other clues to getting it apart with out cutting it in half.
    I'm not sure which manufacturer this one is, but I have a tilite and a quickie QR...
  10. That is as far as it pushes in from the other...

    That is as far as it pushes in from the other end.
    In the photos it looks like the collar is separate from the center shaft, but as far as I can tell it's all one piece. There doesn't seem to be a...
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    Race you to the top ;)

    Can I empty my pee bottle when I get to the top ?

    https://www.dezeen.com/2017/06/13/spiralling-tower-effekt-provides-treetop-walk-above-danish-forest-canopies-landscape-architecture-denmark/

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    Great question, please get back to us with what...

    Great question, please get back to us with what you find out.
  13. I found blue agave cactus juice works really...

    I found blue agave cactus juice works really well, especially when distilled to about 40% ;)
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    I'll try and find a tire during the week and give...

    I'll try and find a tire during the week and give it my best shot, that would be so cool if I could shoe horn a 584 on to a 590.
    590 comes out closer to 1853.5 I know a whole millimeter , but of...
  15. thank for all the great thoughts guys. 1: I've...

    thank for all the great thoughts guys.

    1: I've tapped away on it to no avail at this point.
    2: I've tried to squeeze one of the retention balls out, but even when the thinnest part of the rod and...
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    I'm just throwing this out there on this thread,...

    I'm just throwing this out there on this thread, not meaning to hijack.

    I have some 590 (26") wheels currently shod in 42-590 HS 349 Schwalbes that give me the outside diameter of 26.5" I was...
  17. Which end would you tap on with a punch ? I...

    Which end would you tap on with a punch ?
    I haven't got radical yet, hoping to find some inspiration.

    Here are some pictures.. not great .. hard to focus in side the tube !...
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    Yes a chart with tyre size- brand - model -...

    Yes a chart with tyre size- brand - model - wheel width and tyre pressure with outside diameter would be useful and helpful for others. A real world outside diameter where individuals measure the...
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    yes 559 on the left, 622 on the right. Yes...

    yes 559 on the left, 622 on the right.
    Yes fitting any 559 tire on the 1" 559 rim is easy.

    Due to Ti-lite being incredible liberal with their setup when they sent me the chair, and me being super...
  20. bump! still can't get this damn thing apart.....

    bump! still can't get this damn thing apart.. any one else know or try ? :D
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    putting the larger width tires on narrower width...

    putting the larger width tires on narrower width rims is easy.. no persuading is necessary. Just must have the same bead diameter. 559 etc..
    Going in the other direction is a little more hit and...
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    Even the really good bicycle brick and mortar...

    Even the really good bicycle brick and mortar stores have a pretty limited selection.
    you have to go online.
    What ever type of tyre you're looking for if you can't find it in a 559 you stand no...
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    Of the standard wheelchair wheel sizes ...

    Of the standard wheelchair wheel sizes
    E.T.R.T.O. bead diameter mm)
    22" - 501
    24" - 540
    25" - 559
    26" - 590
    27" - 622 (700c)

    the 559 has by far the largest selection of...
  24. Thanks.. great link.. and great picture... kudos...

    Thanks.. great link.. and great picture... kudos ..
    I hope I don't end up sawing mine in half just to find out !!
    Alas my Quick release doesn't have that Circlip... and once I unscrew the end it...
  25. Quick release axle pins... ever take one apart? how'd they come apart?

    http://www.1800wheelchair.com/media/catalog/custom-options/quick-release-axle.jpg


    Curiosity got the better of me!
    Maybe you wanted to clean and oil your axles really good!
    Maybe you're just...
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