Home Made Spring Chain Tensioner

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by fredgold52, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. fredgold52

    fredgold52 New Member

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    Oh yeah, it's ugly. OMG, it's soooo ugly. But it works.

    I had a couple extra standard chain tensioners, and an idea I had to try. I beat one piece straight, PC-7'ed a bolt in place on another piece, went to ACE and tried to explain to my friendly hardware man what spring I thought I needed and why.

    The end result is Frankenstein's Chain Tensioner. Pics follow.


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  2. Dan

    Dan Staff
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    I like it! Honestly, I really do enjoy the looks of the shade tree, home engineered contraption.

    Important part is it works. Some spare parts and $2 spring? Proof of concept, purty work.

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  3. ddesens

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    I also like the looks of the home engineered stuff like this. You did a fine job!
     

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