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PostSubject: belt shotening?   belt shotening? Icon_minitimeFebruary 2nd 2014, 1:07 pm

is there any way u could shorten ur belt for a quick fix? with outhaving to buy another? Thanks
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PostSubject: Re: belt shotening?   belt shotening? Icon_minitimeFebruary 2nd 2014, 1:15 pm

nope... not reliably I mean, yeah, there are belt repair kits available in the mechanical industrial catalogs, but they cost more than a new belt
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PostSubject: Re: belt shotening?   belt shotening? Icon_minitimeFebruary 2nd 2014, 3:14 pm

Well- you can effectively shorten a belt by installing an idler pulley to take up some slack. However, under most circumstances I would consider this counter-intuitive.
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PostSubject: Re: belt shotening?   belt shotening? Icon_minitimeFebruary 2nd 2014, 4:53 pm

No, too much tension.


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