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    Rodend corrosion

    Recently replaced push-pull rodends due to play that felt excessive. Total time in service 425 hours. What I found might be of some interest (see attached photos). My ELA 07S Couger maintance manual recommend change at 500 hours. The only external indication was a small light aera of corrosion at the jam nut. Required mouse milk to loosen and remove. Internal threads cleaned and were unaffected. Replaced with (metric) Aurora MM-M10 rated at 20603 N. Read an short article that indicated metric threads were more susceptible to corrosion?
    Andy
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    Last edited by Melvin E Anderman 43690; Yesterday at 04:26 AM. Reason: More descriptive

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