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From: "Steve Tyng" <SteveT44-at-comcast.net>
Subject: RE: bearings on last stage [TANKS]
Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2005 14:07:17 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Amir wrote:

> 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
(Oilite bearings).

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.


Steve T.