Coming up dry for Alps/Radio Shack/Atari/Commodore plotter gears

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Tue Apr 22 14:56:00 2003

--- "Dwight K. Elvey" <> wrote:
> Hi
> As long as the load is not that great, one can whack
> out the center with a drill and then notch it with a file.
> The drill needs to be larger than the OD of the inner splins.
> You then fill the voids with a mixture of epoxie and
> fiber glass wool...

That sounds interesting for a large enough gear, but in this case,
it's about 1/8" in diameter and 5/32" long with a bore of 1/20".

I don't think I'll be trying to whack and/or notch a chunk of
plastic that's smaller than a tic-tac.

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