Step 3: Get the Shaft Out of the Plastic Casing!

By this point your blender should look something like a plastic case with a shaft and wheel surrounded by a maze of copper wiring.

Now to get the copper wiring and all off of the shaft I had to unscrew the mechanical wheel on top of the plastic casing from the shaft so I could take the shaft with all the mechanics attached out of the plastic casing.

This really just required brute force. Using a pair of pliers that could grab the top and bottom of the wheel on a flat edge and several other pairs of hands to hold everything else steady- a vice on the shaft or any thing you can think of will facilitate unscrewing the top wheel. And right tighty is not always the case. So give a shot in either direction first and see if you can glimpse the threading on the shaft.

The goal is to unscrew the top wheel and keep it in relatively working condition. On one blender I tried- this was not possible so I didn't go further with that one.
Why are you wearing a helmet in step 3 using tools, but not in step 10 where you are actually riding a bike?
<p>That is exactly the question that sprung to my mind...</p><p>Anyway, hilarious project, made my day</p>
If you could paint as well, you would be able to paint, exercise, and make blended drinks: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvbL_5rH1QQ" rel="nofollow">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvbL_5rH1QQ</a><br>
cool ible im getting a bmx in a couple of days! :)
tandem? anyone?
Forget the bike, where can I get me one of them there hats! (Pardon the bastardization of basic grammar, but it doesn't really portray the feel I was going for...lol)
into page picture 3 I swear I saw the guy in the green shirt before
Great build! How many RPM do you reckon the blades will reach? L
Cool good instructable A++!
a new look at healthy eating :) great. :)
I'd like to see this turning up on cookery shows;<br/><br/><em>&quot;Give the ingredients about 3 miles in the blender...&quot;</em><br/><br/>
Hilarious, but I'm gonna keep this one down on the list.:)

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