Mendel Y Belt Tensioner Arm

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Mendel Y Belt Tensioner Arm by GearNut Apr 20, 2013
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This is just the tensioning arm for the thing:
Fixed the bearing end.
Added a hole where the tensioning screw bears down on the arm to install a nail. Use nail with a large head, like a roofing nail.
I use 2 bearings for the belt, instead of fender washers. Less rubbing and easier to adjust. There are 2 very thin spacer washers between the plastic brackets and the bearings.

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Went to download the original files to remake the arm myself and found your fix. Thanks!

I like the addition of the nail good idea