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Old 10-16-2016, 11:24 AM
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hello fellow RC enthusiasts. my box has had an accident. I need a new belt pulley. not seeing any on ebay(in this country) or amain and tower.
anyone know anywhere that might have one of these?

has anyone ever made one from a set of bearings or a nylon bushing(the hardware store has a bunch of these). it has a pretty big flange and I'm wondering if it is necessary.

sorry not enough posts for a picture.
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Have you tried WWW.nitrohouse.com website or go to ebay and use the search function and you should be able to find all the parts u need! Good Luck
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Originally Posted by burnnitro View Post
hello fellow RC enthusiasts. my box has had an accident. I need a new belt pulley. not seeing any on ebay(in this country) or amain and tower.
anyone know anywhere that might have one of these?

has anyone ever made one from a set of bearings or a nylon bushing(the hardware store has a bunch of these). it has a pretty big flange and I'm wondering if it is necessary.

sorry not enough posts for a picture.
Is it the blue box
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Originally Posted by stoney452 View Post
Have you tried nitrohouse website or go to ebay and use the search function and you should be able to find all the parts u need! Good Luck
I have not but will now. thanks. the only one on ebay is from china. i don't really want to wait 2-3 weeks for a $5 part. I'm leaning toward improvising
it's a real shame ofna had to close. they had great starter boxes.

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Is it the blue box
yeah the good one 10244 with dual 775 motors.

I can't post pictures or links yet. ( I even had to remove the one from the above quote
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You should be able to simply delete the tensioner pulley all together. I had the same failure on the same box, and just rotated the motors on the mount to take up the slack in the belt.
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Originally Posted by burnnitro View Post
hello fellow RC enthusiasts. my box has had an accident. I need a new belt pulley. not seeing any on ebay(in this country) or amain and tower.
anyone know anywhere that might have one of these?

has anyone ever made one from a set of bearings or a nylon bushing(the hardware store has a bunch of these). it has a pretty big flange and I'm wondering if it is necessary.

sorry not enough posts for a picture.
Yes on the bearings for the tensioner. I used 5x10's stacked together and never had a problem since. I still have the same two boxes I started this hobby with 8 years ago. About 7 years on those bearings. Boxes look bad and beat up but still work.
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http://www.horizonhobby.com/ready-st...versal-dyn5650

Found that to be a very nice box for the money. Same design as the ofna box minus the stupid pulley. so I would just take pulley out of the ofna box you have. On a side note, my motors were shot in my ofna box and i never really realized. New dynamite box I got this summer, mega power...
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Originally Posted by 3DRCRACER View Post
Yes on the bearings for the tensioner. I used 5x10's stacked together and never had a problem since. I still have the same two boxes I started this hobby with 8 years ago. About 7 years on those bearings. Boxes look bad and beat up but still work.
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Found that to be a very nice box for the money. Same design as the ofna box minus the stupid pulley. so I would just take pulley out of the ofna box you have. On a side note, my motors were shot in my ofna box and i never really realized. New dynamite box I got this summer, mega power...
not a bad box right there. but I'd rather not buy a new box. I've got 99% of a working one
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You should be able to simply delete the tensioner pulley all together. I had the same failure on the same box, and just rotated the motors on the mount to take up the slack in the belt.
Do you have pics of this? I had the same failure this weekend and need to fix mine.. For some reason, the belt is too loose to tighten..
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thanks for all the tips so far. I have not had the chance to try any yet. probably going with the bearing route
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