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Old 11-19-11, 11:51 PM   #1
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How does a freewheel work?

How does it drive in one direction but not in the other? I want to see a video/animation of it
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Old 11-20-11, 02:55 AM   #2
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Check out Wiki on freewheels. The ratchet model is usually found on bicycles. No moving pictures, but you should be able to figure it out.
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Old 11-20-11, 12:06 PM   #3
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Ratchet and pawls
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think how shingles lay on a roof..
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