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Nickelodeon Spool Frame With Belt Drive
By Pete Knobloch

[ David Dewey wrote in 121129 MMDigest:
> The take-up spool drive belt has gone bad.  It appears
> to be a large rubber O-ring, or a vacuum cleaner belt.

Go down to your local hardware store (I use Ace Hardware) and look at
O-rings that are used for a common water purifier unit.  It uses a belt
with an inside diameter of 2-1/4 inches for less than $3.  There are
three notches on the pulleys for adjusting the speed of the roll.

Pete Knobloch
Tempe, Arizona

(Message sent Sat 1 Dec 2012, 02:57:32 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

Key Words in Subject:  Belt, Drive, Frame, Nickelodeon, Spool

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