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Jan 12, 2010, 01:39 AM
Heli Basher
Question

micro-T gear pitch


does anybody know the pitch for the losi micro-t gears?
or possibly know of someone/somewhere i could get a custom drive belt made?

i'm working on a belt 4wd project and i don't know where to get a belt. i figured if i could find the pitch, then i could find a belt that would fit (possibly) or i could ask someone to custom-make me one (if i knew the pitch)
or i could just send them a spur gear and ask them to custom-make me a belt for it (last resort, if even an option)
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Jan 14, 2010, 06:39 PM
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Good luck with this- i looked for this info last summer and gave up on my 4wd planning. I've seen you around microt forum i think....lol
Jan 26, 2010, 05:25 PM
in memory of dez RIP
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ill do some home work on it and report back ill do my best to try and help.
Jan 26, 2010, 06:14 PM
Heli Basher
if you do find it, let me know. that would be amazingly awesome of you.
i emailed the 'home of the belt driven heli' but no word back. ugh.
Jan 30, 2010, 04:20 PM
in memory of dez RIP
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dude this has to be the largest mystery on the net LOL i can not find it any where .
Jan 30, 2010, 05:21 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Banana Jack View Post
does anybody know the pitch for the losi micro-t gears?
or possibly know of someone/somewhere i could get a custom drive belt made?

i'm working on a belt 4wd project and i don't know where to get a belt. i figured if i could find the pitch, then i could find a belt that would fit (possibly) or i could ask someone to custom-make me one (if i knew the pitch)
or i could just send them a spur gear and ask them to custom-make me a belt for it (last resort, if even an option)

I have thought of doing this in the past and never got to it. But at the time I was looking at belts like this: http://www.gbaudio.co.uk/data/belts.htm and others for small electronics like parts from a old cassette player. First I think you need to find a belt that would work size wise and then hunt for matching pinion and gears. They make a bunch of pinions for micro helis that are the same motor shaft diameter like some of these: http://www.wowhobbies.com/brushlessmotors.aspx and you can find a lot of usefull gears to use inside old servos you might have laying around. I hope some of this info helps. Keep us updated and good luck.

Rich


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