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 Posted: Wed Oct 14th, 2020 11:24 pm
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Matt Reiter
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fan blade shaft, recently purchased a Homart Cooler the shaft has about 1/2in play fwd and bkwd. Any suggestions how to remedy? It still runs smooth and quiet with little to no vibration. UPDATE, The pully set screw was not seated properly, I believe that was my whole problem. Running smooth and quiet as a mouse now! These fans are amazing to say the least! To bad there isn't a modern day version of these and made the exact same way, but they would probably be priced over $500.

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 Posted: Thu Oct 15th, 2020 03:16 am
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Levi Mevis
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Greetings, I think your fan needs some fiber washers for spacing between the pulley on the backside of the shaft and the blade on the front side of the shaft.
I hope this helps.

-Levi

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 Posted: Thu Oct 15th, 2020 08:08 am
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Thanks Levi, there are 2 washers on it, but they look paper thin. Do you know where I can find new ones, can they be stacked?

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 Posted: Fri Oct 16th, 2020 01:57 pm
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WHEN YOU SAY THE "SHAFT" WHICH ONE?  IF A BELT DRIVE ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT THE PULLEY ON THE MOTOR OR AT THE SHAFT THAT GOES TO THE BLADE UNIT? OTHER THAN PAPER THIN WASHERS TO KEEP "CLUNKING" DOWN, THERE SHOULD BE ALMOST NO PLAY tHE PULLEYS ARE ATTACHED TO THE SHAFTS WITH SETSCREWS AND THOSE NEED TO BE LOOSENED AND THE PULLEY REPOSITIONED. I HAVE HAD A DOZEN OF THESE FANS AND THERE ARENT SPACERS OR FIBER WASHERS USED IN THEM, THE PULLEY SHOULD BE UP CLOSE TO THE CENTER "TUBE" IF YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT THE BLADE SHAFT. JUST PAPER SPACERS. REPOSITION YOUR PULLEY OR THE BLADE SO YOU HAVE NO PLAY. THE PULLEY ON THE MOTOR SHOULD HAVE  PROPER POSITIONING BY AN INDENT IN THE SHAFT TO HOLD THE SETSCREW IN THE PROPER PLACE 
DOES THAT MAKE SENSE? 

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 Posted: Fri Oct 16th, 2020 08:19 pm
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Yes it does Tom, thanks for the info, I did loosen the set screws and have the fan and the pulley snug against the tube the pulley set screw was actually a little loose ,I think that was the whole problem,  other than that she runs like a dream! Puts out 3-4times the air that my direct drive Airking did, and oh so quiet!!!

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 Posted: Mon Oct 19th, 2020 12:29 pm
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good deal i am glad it is working well! 

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