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D-man
10-05-2016, 10:06 AM
Hey usts, im just wondering how tight is tight for the pulley belts? is it a case of so there is no slop in the belt when attached or a small amount?

Robin Hewitt
10-05-2016, 10:13 AM
What kind of pulley belt?

D-man
10-05-2016, 10:17 AM
Yeah that would help lol
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lucan07
10-05-2016, 10:41 AM
They need to be taught slight movement 1/8 to 1/4" when pressed in centre of span with a finger on short belts, never drum tight, if likely to get very cold freezing in future say unheated shed then leave slightly looser if warm when installing allowing slight shrinkage.

D-man
10-05-2016, 10:42 AM
Cheers that's what they are now.


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