3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

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SteveM
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Re: 3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

Post by SteveM » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:48 am

Any plans to make a set available in 4-3/4"?

BTW, the link above is incorrect.
Use this:
http://www.bocabearings.com

The bearings are $6.50 each:
http://www.bocabearings.com/bearing-inv ... 6250x01562

Can the teflon sealed one be substituted? Same dimensions:
http://www.bocabearings.com/bearing-inv ... 6250x01562

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Re: 3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

Post by abrams464 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:45 pm

Steve,
Thanks I corrected the link! I don't do much in the 4 3/4" scale. Some people have made the bolster and axles longer and used them on 1" scale riding cars. Little under sized but will work.
Not sure how well the teflon bearings would work? I have only used the steel.

Jared,
Let me know if you have any questions when you start to machine the trucks. I will be happy to help!

Jim

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Re: 3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

Post by SteveM » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:13 pm

abrams464 wrote:Not sure how well the teflon bearings would work? I have only used the steel.
The bearings are only sealed with teflon, it's not that the bearings themselves are teflon.

I'm not at the point where I need trucks, but you will be hearing from me when I do.

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Re: 3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

Post by steamingdon » Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:10 pm

hey steveM,

If you are looking for 1" 4 3/4" gauge 1" scale would be one place to look and the other would be Guy Wicksall @ FLLS,but heard he has sold to S.Ponterelli again of the same club.

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Re: 3/4" un-machined cast iron truck kits

Post by SteveM » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:59 pm

I'm just looking to make another riding car and I'd like to have it wider for stability. If the scale of the trucks is off, it's probably not going to bother me.

Steve

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