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The other day, the 500 had a terrible encounter with the ground kind. She came crashing down head first at a nice clip. Talking about a headache lol. Check out the top metal bearing holder for the DFC shaft beside the feathering shaft.
Been sitting here thinking, and I don't think I have the main bearing holder for a 500... I have only owned one 500 in my life, and sold it many years ago. Hope you get it soon, however putting it in a vise to straighten it out should work fine, just make sure the bearing fits good in there and is not being pinched. If it is pinched, it will cause premature failure of the bearing pretty quickly.
Hi Ivan, My LHS has some in stock, with currency conversions & postage may work out a bit more expensive.
happy to buy them for you and post if you can't get them local, or you can contact them direct which would save one lot of postage. A$1 = US$ 0.70 currently.