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"Steve Tyng" <SteveT44-at-comcast.net>
RE: bearings on last stage [TANKS]
Sun, 4 Sep 2005 14:07:17 -0400
> I'm starting over on my tank (keeping the hull). I was thinking
> of using a fixed rear axle with the last gear attached to drive
> wheel (like T005).
> Whats the right type of plain bearing/bushing to use for a fixed
> axle? Nylon, bronze?
So you want to build a Tyng Tranny? Use bronze as in sintered bronze
Use a 1/2" shaft and press the 1/2" bronze bushings into your 5/8" ID drive
sprockets. Your drive wheels are bolted to the drive sprocket. Use another
bushing on the outside of the drive wheel.