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by Beakie
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

Re: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)

thx for the recent replies....guys :D I guess I should have been more clear....ooopss I have no stock at the moment, RTR or otherwise, just building kits cause I love this aspect of the hobby. Your post is music to my ears(Captain Kernow) I do find the compensation extremely fidelly, and as I mentio...
by Beakie
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

Re: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)

hiya Guys :D thx for your replies the need to mount the springs in the hangers consistently. Just not having a lot of luck with this, even this pm, after re-springing.......having a few beers to compensate :roll: What has already been said about getting axles parallel with each other is sound advice...
by Beakie
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

Re: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)

Thanks for your replies guys :D very enlightening I have also concluded that the wire that comes with the etches is a bit thick. I now replace it with 10 gauge (I think it is 11 gauge in the pack) - it might not seem much but I think it makes a difference. Strings Direct is the best place I know to ...
by Beakie
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: P4 wagon Compensation(springing)
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

P4 wagon Compensation(springing)

Hiya guys :) Just starting out in P4 and need some help or views. I have read the forums alot, but havent found anything to help. I am trying my hand at Parkside Kits with Bill Bedford Sprung W Irons.....I understand in principle what I'm trying to achieve, but its the reality in carrying it out and...

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