Wheel Instructions
 

 

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These wheels are inexpensive to make and safe for chins.  We do not suggest them if the chin will be living in your bedroom though.  From the next room, the noise isn't bad, from the same room, you wouldn't sleep.

 

Material list:

1 - 16" galvanized feed pan (can be purchased at a feed store)

1 - 6" Lazy Suzan Bearing

4 - #10 Washers

4 - 3/8" #10-32 Machine Screws

4 - #10-32 Nuts

4 - #10 Lock Washers

For Wire Cage For Wood Cage

4 - 3/4" #10-24 Machine Screws

4 - #10-24 Hex Nuts

4 - #10-24 Wing Nuts

8 - #10 Washers

8 - 1/4" Fender Washers

4 - 1 1/2" #10-24 Machine Screws

4 - #10-24 Hex Nuts

8 - #10 Washers

 

Instructions:

  1. Center the lazy suzan bearing on the back of the galvanized pan with the large mounting holes down.

  2. Mark the center of the each large mounting hole with a nail or scratch awl

  3. Drill 1/4" holes at the marks

  4. Pass each of the larger screws through a lock washer, the smaller mounting hole and the lazy suzan bearing and fasten with a #10 hex nut.  Tighten well.

  5. Pass each of the 3/8" screws through a lock washer, a #10 washer, the bottom of the galvanized pan (from the inside), the large mounting holes of the lazy suzan bearing and another #10 washer and fasten with #10 hex nut.  Tighten well.

Mounting:

Wire Cage: Wood Cage:
  1. Place fender washer on each mounting screw
  2. Pass mounting screws through cage wire
  3. Place second fender washer on each mounting screw
  4. Fasten with wing nut.  Tighten really well.
  1. Place #10 washer on each mounting screw
  2. Pass mounting screws through 1/4" holes drilled in side of cage
  3. Place second #10 washer on each mounting screw
  4. Fasten with hex nut.  Tighten really well.

 

 
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