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 Posted: Sun Feb 21st, 2010 12:02 am
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I need help with any info on a supplier other than Grantline or Plastruct that caries miniature chain & sprockets.

Grantline & Plastruct carry 1/8 inch stock,but I am hoping to find something smaller if possible.

Thanks, John



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 Posted: Sun Feb 21st, 2010 10:16 am
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Hi John,

The Grandt Line stuff, is all I have ever found as far working chain and sprockets.

I have seen some stuff smaller, out of military kits, but it was just a static mold of the chain and sprockets, with no hope of bashing it into something that would really work.

I hope you find something, and if you do, please be sure to post where, I would be very interested in getting some of that myself!

Maybe our friends down under with access to them, could bend Mark Frys ear and find out what he and his wife used on some of their critters?



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 Posted: Sun Feb 21st, 2010 09:03 pm
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John-I am sure that somebody knows "the secret" about ultra-small chain & sprockets. What might be a limiting factor is that (as you know), chain for sprockets is much different than regular old chain and the tiny, TEENY links might be too small to actually make! With this said, somebody prove me wrong! The Grandt Line stuff may be the smallest "real" chain drive stuff available...but who knows? The search continues...or as agent Muldar said-"the truth is out there"...Woodie



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 Posted: Mon Feb 22nd, 2010 12:55 am
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Though I am still looking for smaller than 1/8 inch chain & sprockets I did come across a site that is quite interesting, they carry a numerous amount of parts from chain & sprockets to couplings,worm & beveled gears to name a few.

Modeling in large scale, a lot of what they have will be useful towards future projects, some things are a bit pricey but what isn't anymore these days.

Here is the site: https://sdp-si.com/eStore/

 

John

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 Posted: Mon Feb 22nd, 2010 09:59 pm
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John, I have read about several guys using the chains and sprockets from model motorcycles, don't know if they can be bought separately but something to look into. Pat



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 Posted: Sun Mar 7th, 2010 11:37 pm
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Search Serv-o-link they are the makers of the chain Grandt line sells..They are in Texas



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