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PostSubject: belt slip problems   belt slip problems Icon_minitimeDecember 25th 2013, 12:57 pm

I got a new tractor to add to the collection and the thing cant climb hills at all and cant go through a puddle because of belt slip, should i go 1:1 ? because its got a 3 inch up front and 2 in back also any other eay to help would be appreciated
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PostSubject: Re: belt slip problems   belt slip problems Icon_minitimeDecember 25th 2013, 3:52 pm

Yea try 1:1 but not with anything under like 4or 5in the bigger pulley is less slip!
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PostSubject: Re: belt slip problems   belt slip problems Icon_minitimeDecember 25th 2013, 4:03 pm

Run tractor supply 7in pulleys! Guarantee no slip lol Pony didn't slip ever. As long as the belt stayed where it was supposed to be lol.
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PostSubject: Re: belt slip problems   belt slip problems Icon_minitimeDecember 25th 2013, 4:15 pm

Yeah its not your ratio thats the problem, its the size of the pulleys a 3/2 or a 5/4 will give you same speed but with more grip.

On a 2" pulleys there's really not much surface area for the belt to hold on too.

http://www.blocklayer.com/pulley-belteng.aspx

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PostSubject: Re: belt slip problems   belt slip problems Icon_minitimeDecember 25th 2013, 11:22 pm

Thanks guys! Hey Troybilt, how fast did pony go?
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