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Stripped Bevel on K&B outboard engine

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KEITH BEAUMONT11/07/2017 10:49:55
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I have a friend in Canada who has ask for my help wit a model i/c engine problem. He has a K&B OUTBOARD engine,of 1950s vintage.that has a mashed bevel gear in its drive train.The design is much the same as a full size outboard- double bevel gears top and bottom of the leg. The size of these are about 5mm diameter.

Does anyone know of a source of small bevel gears. I imagine the clock makers among us must use such a thing although they probably make their own.

Keith

 

Edited By JasonB on 11/07/2017 12:12:13

Brian Sweeting11/07/2017 15:55:59
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Don't know personally but my mate Google found loads of "small bevel gears", might be dome in there that are suitable.

Nick_G11/07/2017 16:25:14
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Little knowledge of the specific problem but I do remember K&B were of American manufacture. As such I doubt the gears will be of metric origin but more likely Imperial pitch.

Nick

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