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I just recently had this wheel put together a 36 hole with 14 g spokes I was in a rush and they told me another week or 2 for the 12 gauge I ended up snapping 6 spokes another axle bent can’t get chain alignment right I’m ready to buy an motor bike frame and put my rebuilt motor on that
 

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HumanPerson

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I bent axles by not using a tug/axle stay.
After bendind two axles and frying two chains i learned up really quick.
I got a piece of 1/8 inch flat stock steel and placed my rear wheel, with new axle, then tightened new chain to my desired tension and marked the flat stock steel.
I then cut two holes, one for the axle and one for the nut and bolt to secure the axle stay/tug.

It wasn't hard but you'll have to be fairly precise on the smaller hole connecting to frame.

Even if you do buy another frame, be sure to buy or fabricate an axle tug/stay so you do not run into this problem again.

Ride Safe!
 

crassius

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not really understanding what you're saying here

looks like a hub adapter, so if that isn't dead tight, it will spin and rip spokes - I'd tighten it or replace with the stronger rag joint

OTOH, bent axle is usually chain climbing sprocket and pulling wheel forward - just a matter of having tensioner feed chain truly straight onto rear sprocket

these problems are fixable, and if you look around the forum, you'll see that everyone here has fixed them

look carefully at what you have there and ask specific questions about how to make what you have work
 
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I’m just frustrated man I think my head definitely got full of air and impulses on the rims and the “professional” now it’s sta to hurt my pocket
 

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that pic isn't same as in first post - why the big sprocket if you are using some kind of little one for motor chain?
 
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crassius

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Oh, OK, really hard to work from just a pic - looks like no hub adapter either, so is sprocket just bolted to disk brake holes? If so, then longer bolts with some washers to put under sprocket might help in getting it aligned better, but than I'm not sure what it was that broke the other spokes, maybe chain came off and got inside there?
 

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I used a hub adapter from MB Rebel. Most bikes need the sprocket offset towards the spokes.


Honestly rag joints aren't that bad if your spokes are tight, the sprocket is centered and the rag joint bolts are tight. The dangerous part is the hardware.

If your hub is the one from the screen shot watch out for cracks on the flange. The thin flange is a piss poor way for the manufacturer to save money.
 
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Wow I like this a lot this is why I love this forum for guys like you it looks like the perfect chain alignment no need for spacers and etc looks like a perfect fit for what I have
 

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From the image that the OP posted I'm noticing that he substituted a chunk of all thread for the original hub axle.

What in the world possessed you to do this? It's a really bad idea, it's no wonder you bent your axle. Bending axles will always throw your chain line off. That hub should have done fine with the stock axle.
 

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