Rail Co

BBB Medium wheel question

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Hello all, I have a quick question about the BBB medium wheels. I noticed many people have made MOCs with them and have been able to make the non-flanged wheel and the flanged wheels (i.e. an 0-6-0) be right next to each other. I am not sure how people did this because my non flanged wheel is the same depth as the flanged wheels. Also, I was wondering how people put traction tires on these wheels.

Thanks!

-RailCo

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If you aren't pulling very heavy loads, you can use this technique to apply "painted-on" traction tires. I used that technique on my Glaskasten, and it ran multiple days at a show pulling a pair of two-axle cars.

Also, beware the crank holes! They are sqrt(2)/2 studs away from the axle, rather than a whole or fractional number.

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Thank you all for the help with the traction tires and my question about the wheel spacing I was curious if anyone could explain this:

He has the wheels right up against each other in his MOC.

Thanks

-RailCo

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22 minutes ago, Rail Co said:

Thank you all for the help with the traction tires and my question about the wheel spacing I was curious if anyone could explain this:

He has the wheels right up against each other in his MOC.

Thanks

-RailCo

He's modified the wheels by cutting them in half.

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Just now, jtlan said:

He's modified the wheels by cutting them in half.

Ah, okay thank you.

-RailCo

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