looking for NG wheel castings

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Fred_V
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looking for NG wheel castings

Post by Fred_V » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:34 pm

i need 2 wheels about 5.25" dia by 1.25" thick. I looked around and Roll Models has some that might work but they didn't specify the width.
Anyone know of any others? Prefer plane truck type wheels.
Thanks
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Pensacola, Fl.

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Re: looking for NG wheel castings

Post by BClemens » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:24 pm

Fred,
RMI has 5" and 5.5" and they are 1.25" thick. The wheels that are not specified for 1.5" scale are for the NG equipment either 2.5" of 3.75" scale NG. They also have the traditional flange depth (.188") and a .250" flange depth as well. We bought some of the 5" NG steel wheels from them and they're fine looking wheels that are CNC machined.
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Re: looking for NG wheel castings

Post by Fred_V » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:00 pm

thanks, just what i needed to know.
Fred V
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Re: looking for NG wheel castings

Post by skyloop440 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:37 pm

Hi:
I'm probably to late on this but I have two wheel casting cast in ductile iron that should machine to thus specs. I can send you some pictures if you PM me a email address. Also Tom Artzburger of the Hartford shops has 5" and 5.5" wheels don't know how thick. Let me know if your interested I'd just give them to you if you pay shipping.
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Re: looking for NG wheel castings

Post by Fred_V » Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:06 pm

I didn't follow up on this but I did the heat treatment procedure in my kiln and id it worked just great. the wheels machined up with no problems.
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