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Toyboata1

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Southampton gearbox
« on: April 04, 2013, 02:21:00 PM »

Hi, I have one of these RTR tugs and converted it to tractor steering, but i am finding the gearbox is slipping, the plastic cogs are spinning on the metal output shafts. Has anyone else had this problem and any solutions would be appreciated :)
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2013, 05:24:39 PM »

have you got any pictures of the gearbox?
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013, 12:23:34 PM »

Sorry no, its in bits but will get some pics done over weekend
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2013, 04:45:45 PM »

Try epoxying the gears to the shafts. If the shafts are thick enough you might be able to drill & pin them to the gears.Use the smallest drill possible. Mick B.
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2013, 05:15:30 PM »

Try epoxying the gears to the shafts. If the shafts are thick enough you might be able to drill & pin them to the gears.Use the smallest drill possible. Mick B.


Also broken drill bit shanks make most excellent pins for this particular task
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2013, 06:02:39 PM »

Sorry no, its in bits but will get some pics done over weekend
In bits would be best  :-))
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2013, 06:49:59 PM »

a fellow club member had this problem,he had pins put in ,hard to drill.he had a mixer on it when he bought it,could this be the trouble.slug
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Re: Southampton gearbox
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2013, 11:54:40 PM »

sorry the bits are at a friends who is trying to drill so cant take pics, yep mine had a mixer on it but i took that off as i prefer twin stick controls, thanks to all for help, hopefully get it sorted soon or wil just remove standard gearbox and replace with some belt drive gear :)
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