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Judge dredd gearbox removal help


By Spraynard

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Does anyone have any tips for removing the deadworld gearbox on JD? I need to send it out for repairs. Just eyeballing it, seems like a huge pain in the butt to remove. Do I have to remove everything topside, or can I get ways with only removing stuff under the of? Seems like I have to remove the entire planet on the top then, I can extract it from the bottom, shaft and all. However just removing the planet makes no sense-- how does one unscrew the shaft bolt when it is obstructed by the lamp board/metal disc?? So confused...any help would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 2 years ago

Here's the cross section manual view for reference. For the life of me, I cannot figure out how any mortal is supposed to unscrew the top number 12 nut. It is completely blocked by a round metal plate and the lamp board....

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#4 2 years ago
Quoted from kvan99:

Look at number 8 in the picture.

I'm afraid that only holds the opto interrupter in place.

#8 2 years ago
Quoted from kvan99:

Ok, then take another look at the pic and the game and see if by taking off the globe on top the whole assy can be dropped through the bottom. See item 9, 11 and 12. Also I just saw this pic on the net, it looks like the planet rod will pull straight out.

Yep! There is a pin at the bottom that needs to be removed, then the whole thing can be pulled from the top! Thanks!

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