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      02-25-2010, 12:54 AM   #95
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Shaft and wheel are one piece. Its not as simple as inserting a higher quality shaft only in the centersection... you have to make the Turbine wheel/shaft combo work. Unfortunately this wheel is just very small, and if you use it you are stuck with a tiny shaft.

Originally Posted by GreenPlease View Post
Excuse me if this is an ignorant idea but if the turbine shaft proves to be too weak couldn't we just replace it with a titanium shaft of the same diameter? Seems like that would only cost $40-50 in any sort of quantity. Could apply some low friction ceramic coating to it while you are at it.