Kemtron trucks?

Kemtron trucks?

Postby scaro » Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:07 pm


Just wondering if these brass trucks are Kemtron?


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Re: Kemtron trucks?

Postby areibel » Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:25 pm

They sure look like it!
if they have a relatively thick axle (about .095 inches, or roughly 2.5mm) with pointed ends, I'd say yes.
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Re: Kemtron trucks?

Postby scaro » Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:48 pm

They do, yes. I measure the axle to be 2.35mm dia. They are v. thick castings too, in fact so much that they stick out the sides of the (on average) smaller Australian wagons. I may use them because they are the only Bettendorfs I can find that are the right wheelbase, but I'll do some filing and may even use a bolster to respace them . . . inwards . . . and that for 13.5mm gauge!

However the advantage of the design is that they seem to roll very freely and being brass, they weigh a ton; no problems staying on the track I imagine.


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