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Bought a box of Strombecker bodies, chassis, motors, etc. What to do?


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#1 TWDJ

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 09:53 PM

First time poster, short time lurker.

 

Like I stated in the topic, what do I do now? Didn't want possible history to be tossed out so made the purchase and had them shipped to me.

 

There appears to be enough parts to put together a number of cars, though the tires are hard and broke as I took them off the wheels. From the seller I gather they were his when he was a kid and he put them in "storage" when he hit twelve-thirteen, which would have been the late '60s. I can post pics if that would help.  

 

I love to tinker and will rebuild what can be rebuilt.

 

Thanks!!

 

Tom

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 10:00 PM

Welcome to Slotblog, Tom.

 

Pictures would be good.

 

We love pictures.

 

:)


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Posted 18 May 2014 - 10:10 PM

Let me see what I can put together tomorrow.  I'll sort things out to see if that makes identifying any easier.

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 11:09 PM

What Steve said, Tom. :good:
 
Welcome aboard and definitely post some pictures not only do we indeed love pictures :D but it can help give you any help or advice you may need. :)

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 12:03 PM

Tom, there's a guy in Canada who sells a lot of Strombecker repro parts, including tires! That will get you back on track in short order...
 
I think the name is tiny tires, or something like that, but check Strombecker parts on US eBay...
 
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Posted 31 August 2014 - 09:13 AM

You could always use Ortmann tyres available here in the UK from Colin Spark at RS Slot Racing who have a website or there is probably a stockist nearer to you.


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Posted 01 September 2014 - 03:49 PM

Tiny Motors is in Michigan, not Canada. His website is closed due to health issues, but, he does some Ebay from time to time under the user name kenoshaki.


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