Originally Posted by TheMotheMan
Ok guys here we go. finished my 1st build yesterday. took her out this morning, no problem. took it out just this afternoon, the chain idler pulled in when I engaged the engine (I have it as tight as I can get it on the tube) and the chain jumped to the inside of the sprocket and snapped off my master link...thank god that's all that happened.
I am of the "no tensioner" school. Mostly because I am lazy but also believe the fewer moving parts the better.