We sell replacement bearings, guides, shafts, retainer clips, barrels, retainer rings and lids for Thumler's Model T tumbler.
Thumler's Model T Belt
Replacing the belt on a Thumler's Model T tumbler is an easy job that can be done without tools. Lift the drive shaft off of the frame, slip the belt over the pulley, replace the drive shaft and roll the belt over the motor pulley.
Model T Tumbler Bearings
Thumler's Model T bearings are made of durable polyethylene. Bearings are simple to replace. Remove the retainer ring, slide the old bearing off, put the new one on and replace the retaining ring. We suggest purchasing some extra retainer rings just in case you damage some while taking it off or putting it on.
Thumler's Model T Barrel Guides
Thumler's Model T tumbler barrel guides are made of nylon which makes them durable. You won't have to change these very often, but when you do it is a simple job. Remove the retainer clip, remove the bearing and old guide, slide on a new guide and replace the bearing and retainer clip. Purchasing some extra retainer clips in case you damage one is a good idea.
Thumler's Shaft Retainer Clips
Retainer clips are used to hold the bearings on the end of the shafts and to hold the nylon rollers in the proper location on the idler shaft.
Thumler's Tumbler Nylon Roller
After years of use, the nylon rollers on the idler shaft my wear down and need to be replaced. We offer a set of two rollers for the A-R1, A-R6 and Model T tumblers and a set of three rollers for the A-R2 and A-R12 tumblers.
Thumler's Rubber Roller
These rubber rollers for the drive shaft are what give the barrel traction and keep it turning to tumble the rocks inside. Replace worn rollers for optimum tumbling action. A set of two rubber rollers is needed for the A-R1, A-R6 and Model T tumblers, while a set of three rollers is needed for the A-R2 and A-R12 tumblers.
Thumler's Model T Drive Shaft
A replacement drive shaft for the Thumlers Model T rotary tumbler. Easy to replace - just remove the belt, lift out the old shaft, snap the new one in place and replace the belt. Includes: Shaft, rubber rollers, bearings, pulley and retainer clips.
Thumler's Model T Idler Shaft:
A replacement idler shaft for the Thumlers Model T rotary tumbler. Easy to replace - just lift out the old shaft, snap the new one in place and you are finished. Includes: Shaft, nylon rollers, bearings, barrel guides and retainer clips.
Thumler's Model T Barrel Lid
This plastic barrel lid is for Thumler's Model T three-pound barrel. It also fits Models A-R1, A-R2 and MP-1 tumbler barrels.
Thumler's Model T Barrel Retaining Ring
A rubber retaining ring used to secure the lid on a Thumler's Model T three-pound barrel. Also fits Models A-R1, A-R2 and MP-1 barrels.
Thumler's Model T Barrel
This is a three-pound capacity barrel designed to fit Thumler's Model Model T rock tumbler. It is also the same barrel used on the Model A-R1 and A-R2 rock tumblers. It is a complete barrel with retaining ring and plastic lid. TIP: Purchasing an extra barrel for the polish step will reduce the chance of contamination from the larger grit steps.
Barrel Dimensions in Inches
Inside (usable space)
Thumler's Model T Motor Mounting Nuts
Two keps nuts (nuts with attached, free spinning, star-shaped lock washers) are used to keep the motor in place. They screw onto the two motor-mounting bolts where they extend through the motor housing, one on each side of the opening where the motor's drive shaft protrudes.