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02-26-2003, 11:04 PM
Any reason why you choose a chain drive over gears? Generally gears would've given a smaller weight and a much smaller chance of failure.
02-26-2003, 11:25 PM
we're using gear reduction this year actually. all together there are 3 nylon gears in the drive train (saved a lot on weight thanks to the nylon).
02-27-2003, 11:40 AM
are those sprockets made of nylon? what exactly did u make out of nylon?
02-27-2003, 02:23 PM
the sprockets themselves are made out of nylon
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