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merseyferry

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miniature metal spoked wheels
« on: July 14, 2012, 02:09:46 AM »

hi does anyone know where my other half can get miniature spoked metal wheels from to make miniature coach prams .....or can anyone on here make them..she has looked on ebay but all are cart wheels and not enough spokes ...looking roughly dolls house sized or slightly bigger. if anyone knows where she can get them or if anyone can make them please can you let me know.. any help appreciated thanks pad.
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2012, 08:30:03 AM »

What diameter?

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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2012, 09:12:30 AM »

What diameter?

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Dolls house scale is about 1:12 normally
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012, 06:21:00 AM »

sorry barry m .2x2 inch and 2x1:1/2 inch sorry about not replying sooner got dragged shopping >>:-(  :-)
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 12:05:42 PM »

No problem. Have looked around but cannot see anything suitable. I can only suggest that you contact some of the sellers of dolls-house accessories that you will find on the web and see what they can come up with.

Good luck.

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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2012, 05:49:12 PM »

thanks barry m and essex will give that a try :-))
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2012, 06:13:27 PM »

thanks barry m and essex will give that a try :-))


she says she has already tried dolls house places....tried finding bikes etc that she can nick them off to recycle but nothing suitable so still looking if anyone has any suggestions...she wants to make the prams herself hopefullly with working wheels ...there are dolls house ones available but she wants to have a go at making them herself as they are so expensive for the miniatures that are realistic. she has sussed the rest but its the wheels she needs to find thanks pad.
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2012, 08:58:33 PM »

Have a look at 4D Model Shop  They used to have a lot of odd PE frets.  They also do custom photo etch but it can be pricey.  Mind you it could be worth it if you were thinking of making to sell.

 http://www.modelshop.co.uk/

There's also a chap called Niall who been making minesweeping gear and detail parts for 1/72nd scale corvette who might be able to help out with custom PE.  I've seen his posts in the trader section.
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2012, 10:25:41 PM »

oo wagon wheel centres?
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2012, 10:04:36 AM »

I was looking at a model car site and found this:

http://www.straightlinemodeler.org/wirewheels.htm

Thought it might be of interest.
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Re: miniature metal spoked wheels
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2012, 09:32:51 PM »

many many thanks  tailuk  them links were just what she was looking for :-))  she also
 want to try oo  sizes too many thanks also  tobyker  :-))   {-) {-)  {-) one time she wont moan about goin into a model shop {-) {-) {-)
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