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6 inch foden progress...

Post  craig@STW on Thu 03 May 2012, 1:59 pm

we have received the sample castings for the Axel boxes...





seen here with a 4 inch Axel box...



and the front wheel castings arrived on Thursday...



there's a lot to do on these so they have gone straight onto the lathe...








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Re: 6 inch foden progress...

Post  craig@STW on Sat 19 May 2012, 2:25 am

the front wheels are now done and will be going off for vulcanizing on Monday...






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Post  craig@STW on Sun 10 Jun 2012, 12:57 pm

still waiting for the wheel rims to come back from vulcanizing, should be any day now.

hubcaps are done and ready...




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Post  craig@STW on Sun 17 Jun 2012, 1:14 pm

more photos of the foden wheels...

the finished fronts...



and the rear castings...

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these are having the first face/half machined now. they take about 40 minutes each...



and the brake drum brackets are on one of the mills, only 240 of these to make...



these will go in the inside of the wheel rims before the tyres go on...


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Post  craig@STW on Sun 24 Jun 2012, 1:20 pm

rear wheels are nearly done on the lathes. on the mills next for drilling...




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Post  craig@STW on Tue 03 Jul 2012, 2:22 pm

the good news is that the rear wheels have gone off for vulcanizing.

some photos of them on the mills...

cutting the "flats" for the brake drum brackets...



and then onto the 4th axis machine to drill the mounting holes...







and with the brackets mounted in place...



more good news is that we have the front cradle castings and the stub axles !!!




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