2-51. MAINTENANCE OF TURRET BEARING INSTALLATION-PLAIN BEARING UNIT
AND OUTER RACE ASSEMBLY (CONT).
6 Install three eye lifting bolts in threaded
holes of outer race (4) equal distances
7 Attach sling to eye lifting bolts and
8 Using hoist and sling, raise outer race (4) slightly to remove weight from ball bearings (7).
It may be necessary to rotate outer race two or more complete turns to locate and
remove all ball bearings and retainers.
9 Using magnetic retrieving tool for ball bearings (7) and tweezers for retainers (8), remove
100 to 103 ball bearings and 100 to 103 retainers through turret filler plug opening (9).