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M1 Abrams drive sprocket help
chauvel
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: February 14, 2015
KitMaker: 125 posts
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 04:55 AM UTC
Hi all
Apologies if this has been asked before. I'm working on an older kit of a DML M1 & tge drive sprockets don't have the mud clearing holes. Any clues as to what size hole I need to drill to replicate them. I understand they're also oval in dhape - correct?

TIA
trakpin
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Nova Scotia, Canada
Joined: November 03, 2012
KitMaker: 575 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:38 AM UTC
yup, oval. length should be about from inside the outer sprocket ring, about 1-1.5mm, to just before the end of that half, maybe about 2-3mm. you can find a walkaround on primeportal
junglejim
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: February 18, 2003
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:30 AM UTC


Jim
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:32 PM UTC