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Not according to Borgeson. Gil claims Toby is ordering Part #113412, which is a straight U joint. Vibration reducing U joint would be Part #154912 (DD shaft).

Putting the flex coupling in the middle of the column is not 100% optimal (I'll show you why at DCS), so I am going to try a pair of vibration reducing U joints on my next column.

Stainless vibration reducing U joints do cost $41.03 more than straight U joints, but a pair of them is still $29.22 less than a rag joint (if they do in fact work as advertised). 

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
>
> I just realized something.  Toby's U joints alone are already supposed
> to reduce vibration.  You are basically taking a really nice design
> and reducing vibration even further by adding your rag joint.  This
> sounds like overkill and I love overkill.  As one vendor likes to say,
> "Better than it has to be".
> 
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> 




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