pic: The original gearbox


With all these new gearboxes being developed, I found sanddrag’s original from 2003.

Gosh, look at that. 696 and myself sure have come a long way since just over a couple years back.

What a mess huh? Big heavy #35 chains and sprockets and 5/8" bearings and shafts that are clearly misalligned. Dikem blue dye all over parts. Pillow blocks sitting on top of washers and nylong spacers. Binding, walking couplers, thick steel hubs, set screws holding sprockets in place (linearly), wheels twice the size they need to be, and the list goes on…

I guess you could say I have learned something during my time here huh? :slight_smile: