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#26 gascarnut

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Posted 23 January 2009 - 12:27 PM

Thanks, Tony!

The King track car's bumper is three pieces of wire, one cross piece and the two bent pieces.

I played around with some brass rod, making notes of the dimensions, then once I was happy with the shape I bent them in .062 wire.

Now that I have the dimensions I can replicate them within a few thousandths every time. I use a K&S Wire Bender I got as a prize at the Sano 1.

Next time I make some I can take photos if you like.
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#27 tonyp

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Posted 23 January 2009 - 12:29 PM

Photos, please do, Thanks...

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Posted 23 January 2009 - 01:08 PM

Yes Dennis photos please. Bumpers always take me 2-3 trys! :laugh2:

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