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From: "jon s kowitz" <jonskowitz-at-hotmail.com>
Subject: RE: chain sprockets [TANKS]
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 05:21:10 +0000
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

I suppose if you're daring you could attempt something using a tablesaw 
fitted with a metal-cutting blade...  or you could pay any local machine 
shop to do it for you instead.

>From: "Doug Conn" <dwconn-at-bellatlantic.net>
>Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
>To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
>Subject: RE: chain sprockets [TANKS]
>Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 00:08:36 -0400
>How did you cut the keyway in the drive shaft ? Do you have a mill or
>something ? Can you recommend a lo-tech approach for this task ?
>I've tried a combination of drill press, dremel tool, chisel, and file. It
>takes me forever to cut a keyway and there are as ugly as hell. Then again,
>that matches my welds perfectly.
>       Thanks,
>       Doug "Zero Skills" Conn
>-----Original Message-----
>From: tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com [mailto:tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com] On
>Behalf Of wsmontg5-at-netscape.net
>Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 9:36 PM
>To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
>Subject: RE: chain sprockets [TANKS]
>Teresa E Fortman <bratboys1-at-juno.com> wrote:
> >I was just wandering what size sprockets (i.e. teeth,bore) to use with
> >the heavy duty roller chain tracks? And i was wandering how u keeped the
> >keyed sprockets on the shaft?
> >
>I've used 15-17 teeth sprockets for the drive spockets on 5/8" and 3/4"
>shaft. If its a keyed shaft the set screw holds the key.
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