Shugart 800 spindle bearings (Re: Shugart 800-8 media centering problem)

tony duell ard at
Mon Aug 17 23:21:09 CDT 2015

> The bearings were actually easy to replace, no special tools required.
> The hardest part was getting off the nut that was holding the spindle
> together.

Nothing to do with this drive (in fact I have never seen this in 8" drives)
but some direct drive 5.25" drives have a left hand thread screw holding
the rotor to the end of the spindle. The HD one in my PC/AT does, for
example. Do not ask how I found this out!


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