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From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io [mailto:main@RealSTMFC.groups.io] On Behalf Of Alexander Schneider Jr
Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Metal Wheels
I just ordered three packages of direct replacement metal wheelsets from Bowser. Item 40198, $20.
On Wed, Aug 7, 2019 at 11:05 AM, Tim O'Connor
TICHY sells nylon journal bearing inserts that will allow
you to use much shorter axles. You drill/ream the sideframe
to take the insert. They work great with old brass trucks with
straight (not tapered) journals.
On 8/7/2019 7:47 AM, Mark Stamm wrote:
The NMRA practice is what has me in a pickle. I have tons of Bowser H21 hoppers; my primary interest is the PRR. Those plastic wheels have to go and to my knowledge only Reboxx makes replacement sets in the 1.035 length. Any other wheel set I have tried has to much slop side to side.
Mark P Stamm