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Thread: Gear mesh?

  1. #1
    RC Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Middletown , PA

    Gear mesh?

    Sorry if this is stupid but i don't know much about gearing.

    So is a gear mesh?
    Last edited by Misbehavin'; 06-28-2005 at 09:19 PM.
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  2. #2
    RC Qualifier
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Maple valley,,WA
    The gear mesh is the space between your clutch bell and spur gear. They say the perfect mesh is when you can fit a piece of paper between the two gears.
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  3. #3
    RC Champion
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Nassau County, Long Island
    Yea, you want to be able to put a piece of paper between the gears and have it make marks, but not rip the paper. The mesh is just the spacing between the spur gear and clutch bell.
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