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 Posted: Mon Apr 3rd, 2017 08:27 pm
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Just Posted some discussion & ideas for constructing miniature chain-drives :-


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Grandt-Line & similar Delrin(TM) chain-drive components & specs.





Also a 'faux chain-drive' made from machined-brass pulleys & a silicone O-ring.

Suitable for On30 1:35n2 & Gn15.






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I got mine from Micro Mark.  I think its the same as Grandt Line, Delrn.

 







Poncho is 1/35.  The truck is 1/34. Code 100 rail for reference. The side view is not so bad. I was thinking about making a chain guard to hide how wide it is.


 

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A couple more pictures because we all like pictures.

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The Oldsmobile Toronado had a 2" wide chain in the transmission, so a 3" or even 4" wide for a truck doesn't seem to be out of scale to me.
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Here's a site with a closeup of a 1919 Mack AC Stake Truck Chain

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pipopak wrote: The Oldsmobile Toronado had a 2" wide chain in the transmission, so a 3" or even 4" wide for a truck doesn't seem to be out of scale to me.
Jose.

Totally different type of chain, Jose. Most folks wouldn't even recognize it as chain at all.

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Helmut wrote: Here's a site with a closeup of a 1919 Mack AC Stake Truck Chain

AC Macks used #120 chain, 1 1/4" pitch. Pitch is the distance between the pins, just for reference.


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Here is a car one of my sons has



a 1917 America-La France fire engine, converted to a "speedster" alla Stutz Bearcat

1" pitch chain




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And here is the one that they are going to carry me off to the municipal dump in--(from 'net)


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