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E265 NPK need lower housing

Discussion in 'Construction Equipment Attachments' started by heymccall, Jul 16, 2021.

  1. heymccall

    heymccall Senior Member

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    My 25 year old NPK E265 (224A) 10K breaker finally split the lower bushing housing. The lower bush just fell out. NPK no longer offers it. Any lead or hints as to a dismantled that may have these (this) in a graveyard somewhere.

    I just resealed it, and, internally, it has a LOT of life left in it. I saw the crack starting in the lower housing, but, didn't think it would fail on its first day after reseal :( Chose not to rebush due to crack.
    Just hoping maybe somewhere out there is a breaker graveyard. IMG950974.jpg 20210716_144214.jpg IMG_20210715_115521364.jpg
     
  2. funwithfuel

    funwithfuel Senior Member

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    Have you reached out to NPK? They're pretty proud of their parts. They may have a used salvageable piece. It's worth a call.
     
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    heymccall Senior Member

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    Ive been on a first name basis with NPK personnel for 25 years. Definitely not available there. And Ken was calling around for me.
    They fitted a GH15 lower to my E220 when that one cracked.
     
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  4. AzIron

    AzIron Senior Member

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    Take this with a grain of salt but we welded up a cracked tool holder on a 2000lbs npk about 15 years ago and it's gone through a rebuild since at this point you got nothing to loose

    On there older hammers npk would give a procedure for welding up the inside of the body so it's not much different

    I would guess someone's been prying a little with that hammer or holding it in a bind while hammering