Universal Belt

wrldtvlr

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OK, this is a new one on me. The old 'use a woman's nylon as an emergency belt' trick has been around for years, but I've never seen a belt you can take links out of to fit. Might work for an old mower with no parts available, but I really wonder how long this would last. Especially if there was an idler pulley on the flat side.

 

Hammermechanicman

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Not designed for clutching applications or high torque applications. They work pretty well if used properly. Won't last more than a few minutes on a mower.
 

bertsmobile1

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Link belts have been around for over 100 years.
Used a lot on early motorcycles
Requires a different shaped pulley
An has a low speed and low load limit
Also limited to pulleys that are 4" or bigger.
Can not have a tension ( flat ) pulley running on the back of the belt
So as Hammer has said. won't run long enough to finish a 1/4 acre block.
 
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