gearing


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Posted by Steve Linddsay on January 26, 2001 at 03:23:05:

Hi there.My name is Steve,l'm a sawmill owner opperator.
My mill is a direct drive p.t.o,powered by a 70hp tractor.
lt was origianlly a belt drive mill converted to pto.
l need to increase the sawing sppeed from its current 400/450 to 650
by changing the direct drive to a geared drive,by adding a gear or sprocket
directly under the drive now and powering the mill from there.My question is.
Would l be better off with to meshing gears,or sprockets and chain.Thanks,Steve


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