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safety tread

Post by jeffsmith » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:03 pm

I am looking for some safety tread material. Need app. 10"x 14" Is there someone out there with some left over they would like to sell?

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Highiron
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Re: safety tread

Post by Highiron » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:26 pm

I have brand new 18 x 24 in sheets in the stock for $275

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Re: safety tread

Post by Santafescotty60 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:29 am

Hello, An alternative is the diamond shaped aluminium sheet metal for screen door bottoms. I used 3m weather strip cement to glue it to thicker running board and cab flooring sheet metal its been stuck on there since about 1990. Maybe Mcmaster Carr has some sheet stock you could use as well. I have purchased materiaL from a door and glass shop in the past buy extra your friends they maybe thanking you down the tracks . This may help balance the checkbook easier, But if you want the really cool thread plate that good Too.
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Re: safety tread

Post by Rich_Carlstedt » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:22 pm

Jeff, Not sure where you want to use the safety Thread, but you could make it.
I put a construction article in Modeltec maybe 10 years ago on the process
and you can see the two types i made
The platform of the caboose is real easy and the catwalk takes a bit more time
Here are the pics to show the result
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Ken Schroeder
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Re: safety tread

Post by Ken Schroeder » Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:24 pm

Rich,
Do you by chance know the month and year it was in Modeltec?

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Re: safety tread

Post by Harlock » Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:52 pm

You can also use the grease catching netting from pizza boxes depending on the scale. Someone gave me some a long time ago.

You basically glue it on to the smooth metal surface and then paint the whole thing.

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Rich_Carlstedt
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Re: safety tread

Post by Rich_Carlstedt » Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:48 pm

Ken, PM sent
The Article was in Modeltec in February 1998 and called:

Authentic-Looking Steel Safety Walks for 1-1/2" Scale


And yes, the Caboose Floor is made from Pizza Netting
The floor is wet primered and the net placed on the wet primer and then re-primered --then painted

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Ken Schroeder
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Re: safety tread

Post by Ken Schroeder » Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:15 pm

Thanks,

I have the article.

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Re: safety tread

Post by uncle jerd » Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:22 am

February 1998 was twenty-two years ago!‼️‼️C ⏰

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