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Old 10-26-2010, 08:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
some_other_dave
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Also note that the diameter of the cam gear is relatively small, so the moment of intertia is also small. You'd have to have one heck of a weight savings to make any noticeable difference. (I'm guessing you'd have to save more weight than the gear even weighs in the first place!)

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