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#1 mgerbetz

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 09:45 PM

Does anyone know of a source that makes mandrels for truing HO tires ?

Or, a any tools, techniques, or attachments to true them on a Hudy or Cobra tire truer ?

Thank you,
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#2 Tim Neja

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 09:54 PM

Check with Dan at Viper racing.  He's one of the best for anything to do with HO!  


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Posted 08 December 2019 - 10:30 PM

Thanks Tim !
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Posted 08 December 2019 - 11:50 PM

Lucky Bobs make mandrels for the hudy
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Posted 09 December 2019 - 08:53 AM

Scale Engineering has a Dremel mandrel/arbor for truing front tires.

 

http://www.scaleengi...ges/Arbors1.htm



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Posted 09 December 2019 - 01:11 PM

Scale Engineering has a Dremel mandrel/arbor for truing front tires.
 
http://www.scaleengi...ges/Arbors1.htm

Dermel has to be dead true, which in most cases not. Use the mandrel in a lathe
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Posted 09 December 2019 - 02:09 PM

Big help!
Thanks you guys.
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Posted 09 December 2019 - 09:02 PM

Dermel has to be dead true, which in most cases not. Use the mandrel in a lathe

it can be done, but you have spin it around a couple of times. turn it on low & feel if it's out-of-round with your fingers.


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Posted 12 December 2019 - 10:56 PM

it can be done, but you have spin it around a couple of times. turn it on low & feel if it's out-of-round with your fingers.

 

Russ, great to see that you are fully embracing the dark side of slot car racing, HO.

C U at the next SJSCC race. Randy

 

PS; the Hudy set up from Lucky Bob is the way to go but my sources recommend using a diamond drum for best results.


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