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my rock tumbler borke can someone tell me were to get the part or what i can use to replace it Answered

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the first one shows the driveshaft with the thingy that was on it that helped it spin the 2nd one is the thingy that helped it spin?

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PhilP1974 (author)2010-10-21

I can't tell what make your rock tumbler is from your pics, but Buy Rock Tumblers Online has a range of spare parts, so you may be able to find what you're looking for there.  There is also a big range of great value, high-quality rock tumblers there if you don't manage to fix yours. 

Good luck!

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lemonie (author)2010-06-24


Having read other comments: can't you fix it with tape?

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i tryed tape dident work to well

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Oh dear. Car-body-filler? (it's a styrene-based plastic) or "JB Weld" L

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cerberustugowar (author)2010-06-24

It looks like one of those childrens rock tumblers that arn't really built to last but maybe if you triple up or however many times a rubber band around it. Or maybe a couple o-rings If you are looking at tumbling lots I would check out the ones made by Lortone. I have 3 of them and they are ment to run, you can get parts for them and are simple. cheers

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thanks and i got half way done with my german dark al powder and it broke lol

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orksecurity (author)2010-06-24

.... Can't tell from the picture, but it looks like it's just a piece of rubber tubing that was press-fit over the motor shaft so it would have better friction against the drum...?

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yup it is and i dont know were to get 1 at

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Try the hardware store. Try a pet-supply store. And, yes, Lemonie's suggestion of using friction tape (which is available at the hardware store) would probably work at least temporarily.

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frollard (author)orksecurity2010-06-24

Seconded...surgical tubing would be a great friction fit. Simply clean the post, wet the tubing, and slide it over the shaft, let it dry, fixed :D

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