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Old 04-06-2003, 12:50 PM   #1
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Default belts & pulley problems

hi i have an 1:8 scale shock (like a serpent) and was wondering how i could keep my belts to last longer than 2 tanks of fuel at the minute im using 5mm wide belts on plastic pulleys what can i do? would getting alloy pulleys be a good idea? i have been told they gat sharp and can cut the belt!? also can i reinforce the belt? ie put duck tape around them? silly idea but...?

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Old 04-06-2003, 01:15 PM   #2
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The only thing I can think of is the belts are either to loose or to tight. The other thing is you may have a bur on one of the pulleys, that is tearing the belts. Try reajusting the belts.
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