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 Post subject: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 5:06 pm 
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Here are photos on my photostream of the nearly completed Mancha I'm building.

https://flic.kr/s/aHskAYMxec


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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:02 pm 
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Here are photos on my photostream of the nearly completed Mancha I'm building.
There has been several hitches in the transplanting of the Forklift motor with weight and clearance issues etc.
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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:53 am 
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And this is the "can motor" set-up from the donor forklift. Once tested to satisfaction the heavy frame will be surplussed out to save some 35KG of dead weight.


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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:39 pm 
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That's awesome!

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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:01 am 
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I am still at this, I had difficulties with building a suitable bandbrake on the rear axle and connecting same with the prototype Mancha Brakewheel and pedestal. I've now rebuilt the Band into a clasp band centre hung(like the Mancha original) but cable operated and squeezed together via small pulleys. I hope to put up some new photos possibly as soon as the middle of next week, other tracklaying efforts have taken my time so far this year.

This was the failed end-hung band before re-work. Worked only in Reverse with 20% effort in Forward travel.

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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:18 am 
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New design brake fitted almost the same as the Mancha bandbrake except mine is on the axle-mounted drum, not the Motor shaft flywheel. Both are clasp centre hinged bands, my version differs in being actuated by a cable attached to a lever on the handwheel staff and spring released. The Mancha version directly closed the band by screw action.


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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:47 am 
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Looking good

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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:18 am 
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Video of the Brake Test run today has been posted for those who are interested, it worked well considering I was laying across the chassis holding the camera and working the brake with my bung arm.
.... on my Flickr https://flic.kr/p/WdntaR

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 Post subject: Re: My Type A Mancha Reproduction.
PostPosted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:02 am 
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Just another Update, motor now assembled and painted, now have a mechanically working Controller built but yet to install the power button, brake button and reversing dp-dt sw from the donor Forklift though. Several recent pictures and videos here in my Flickr album on the Mancha build. https://flic.kr/s/aHskAYMxec

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