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5395Re: [7mm NGA]Tenshodo WB-31

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  • Nigel Auckland
    Nov 1, 2005
      Hi

      I have re-wheeled a Tenshodo from 16.5 to O gauge for an O Gauge Simplex. IT
      was a very easy job and ran like a dream

      Nigel
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Kelvin A. White" <kelvin@...>
      To: <7mmnga@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 10:41 PM
      Subject: Re: [7mm NGA]Tenshodo WB-31


      > Peter
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      > The spuds have shoulder axles - ie it steps down in diam when it enters
      > the
      > wheel, so without replacing the axle you certainly would have to open up
      > the
      > diam of the axle hole in each wheel. A job for a friend with a lathe. Has
      > anybody gone the otherway and widened the gauge on a spud to 3/4 inches?
      > without replacing the axle.
      >
      > Best regards
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      > Kelvin White
      > Oxford, England
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      > Email: kelvin@...
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      > Message: 17
      > Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:08:41 -0000
      > From: "Peter Whitehead" <petwhitehead@...>
      > Subject: Tenshodo WB-31
      >
      > Has anyone any experience of re-gauging a Tenshodo WB-31 from 16.5mm
      > to 14mm. It looks feasible but the wheels seem tight on the axles and
      > I don't want to completely ruin it.
      >
      > Peter Whitehead
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