You see lots of rubber, leather, and cloth fan belts but ya don't see many of these accessory mechanical belts for your T these days. Anyone have any experience running one of these past or present?
Not uncommon on farm stuff, don't remember seeing one on a car, they sqeaked a lot.
Mechanical Drive Belt
Patent number: 1194962
Filing date: May 1, 1916
Issue date: Aug 15, 1916
And the machine he invented to manufacture the belts.
Automatic Chain Belt Making Machine
Patent number: 1295441
Filing date: Aug 31, 1917
Issue date: Feb 25, 1919
Adding another magazine ad here.
Quiet? Like a set of tank tracks?
Jay, this is very interesting. I live just north of St. Joe, as we call it, about 35 miles. I was born there in '49. I wonder where the Mechanical Belt Co. was located. Dave