Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

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mclewis_13
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Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by mclewis_13 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:55 pm

Good Evening everyone!

I am starting to collect supplies for my AWANA Grand Prix I will be running in March. I am collecting for my personal use and for club use as well.

I am looking for used.

Looking for the following items.
  • Axle and wheel treatment tools
    Tungsten Weights
    Axle Bender
    Graphite Applicators (18ga needles?)
    Bulk graphite
    Sand paper
    Band Saw
    Cutting Jigs
    Stencils
    General Tools to make workshops easier
.


Thank you for taking a look.



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Re: Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by gpraceman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:45 pm

I can't help you with any used stuff, but here's a graphite applicator set that is pretty inexpensive. I believe that I had to use the 16ga needles to keep the graphite from clogging up the needle.

For bulk graphite I've used this stuff. Maybe not the fastest stuff out there to use, but works just fine for those that don't provide their own special sauce.

There are some free car templates that you can download. We keep these in a binder for the kids to leaf through. If they find one they like, we make a copy of it so they can cut it out and then trace it onto the block.


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Awana Grand Prix and Pinewood Derby racing - Where a child, an adult and a small block of wood combine for a lot of fun and memories.

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Re: Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by mclewis_13 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:07 am

Thanks for the links and info. I was hoping to maybe catch someone on their way out of the pinewood game as well. So it’s more clear, I am buying not asking for donations. :D



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Re: Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by Speedster » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:44 am

"to maybe catch someone".
You might be able to do this. Please allow me to share my experience. I am on Derbytalk 3 times a day everyday of the year. I look for this and it happened to me last September. For $50.00 I received over $250 in parts and supplies. The more parts and supplies I get the faster the workshops go. My point is, BE QUICK. The whole Nation is looking for this. Power tools such as bandsaw, drill press, belt sander can be purchased from Harbor Freight at a reasonable cost and you have a guarantee. Your scout shop probably sells a lot of tools you want and you don't need to pay shipping.

Hodges Hobby House sells graphite in 1 ounce bottles. They also have 3/8" by 5 3/4" lead rod for $1.75 each. Our Pack buys 100 rods at a time and supplies it Free of charge at our workshops. The scout does not handle the lead. It is installed in their car and the holes are sealed with Automotive body filler (Bondo).

I wish you the Very Best in your future workshops.



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Re: Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by Vitamin K » Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:48 am

mclewis_13 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:55 pm
Good Evening everyone!

I am starting to collect supplies for my AWANA Grand Prix I will be running in March. I am collecting for my personal use and for club use as well.

I am looking for used.

Looking for the following items.
  • Axle and wheel treatment tools
    Tungsten Weights
    Axle Bender
    Graphite Applicators (18ga needles?)
    Bulk graphite
    Sand paper
    Band Saw
    Cutting Jigs
    Stencils
    General Tools to make workshops easier
.


Thank you for taking a look.
Might check your local Craigslist and FB Marketplace, too.



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Re: Wanted - Workshop Tools and Race Supplies

Post by gpraceman » Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:28 am

Vitamin K wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:48 am
Might check your local Craigslist and FB Marketplace, too.
+1 I have seen some good tool bargains there. With CL you can set an alert to email you listings that meet your search criteria. I find that handy when searching for something specific.


Randy Lisano
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Awana Grand Prix and Pinewood Derby racing - Where a child, an adult and a small block of wood combine for a lot of fun and memories.

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