Re: Grab Iron On SFRD 7918

Bruce Smith


I have this tool and I have to admit that I struggle to make it work. The steps are not in any particularly useful HO scale dimension so I am always having to figure out which step to use. I find it easier to just use needle nose pliers, but ymmv.

Bruce Smith
Auburn, Al

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This grab iron thread has been going on for quite a while. But I have never seen a mention of a super grab iron tool at Micro Mark that has made the many grab irons I have had to make for my scratch built HO and O-scale cars: #84745 Grab Iron Bending Gauge


I have attached a picture of it. Enjoy!!




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Sent: Friday, July 15, 2022 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Grab Iron On SFRD 7918



Someone else pointed out that the standoff bracket is very slightly bent upward so that might account for the crooked grab iron.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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