Re: Handbrakes

Tim O'Connor

Thanks Tom (and Dennis), I missed that message... very good pics.


On 7/8/2019 1:54 AM, Tom Madden via Groups.Io wrote:
On Sun, Jul 7, 2019 at 11:33 PM, Tim O'Connor wrote:
Dennis I'd really like to see the reduction gearing you're describing. I've never
seen an example of that. They used a pawl and ratchet but that's not a gear box -
it gives no mechanical leverage.
Dennis already posted two photos showing reduction gearing at the bottom of  vertical brake staffs. Post #165331.

Tom Madden

Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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