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Old 05-16-2008, 02:46 PM   #1
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I'm looking to find a few things for my 3Racing tire truer. It uses what looks like the same hack saw blade as a cutter that many automatic truers use. I remember seeing someone made a carbide cutter for automatic truers but I can't remember who...anyone know? Also I've been looking for some dragon skin sticks for rounding out the edges. Anyone know where I can find either of these? Thanks!

Also my truer comes up a little short in cutting depth for 1/12th tires. Does anyone make something that extends the cutter by say 5mm?
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I had the same problem as you with my 1/12th - solution? replace the hacksaw blade with a dremel cutting disk..
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This is the one. Kind of expensive, 40 bucks.
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Old 05-16-2008, 03:19 PM   #4
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jla that's the one I was thinking of...thanks

Trace a cut off wheel worked? I've been using a wider blade I found at Home Depot and cut up...I think it was from a reciprocating saw or something.

Anyone got an idea on the dragonskin? I remember back before the automatic tire truer days we could get it in sheets, but I've been unable to find them. Max Mod used to sell the aluminum sticks with dragon skin on it. But I haven't seen it listed at on-line stores.
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Still nothing on dragon skin?
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I personally just use emory boards from Walmart or someplace like that. They are black and on the larger side with what appears to be foam at the core. They work really well and are cheap. You just have to go to the beauty section to get them. They last awhile also.
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I have been using 60 grit sand paper and a file but they are too slow for my taste...dragon skin was awesome stuff.
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I perfer the carbide blade. My integy truer had a the steel blade and left the tires furry. Now with the carbide blade, I can cut the tires faster and more aggressive and no fuzzies.
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One of our locals uses a Tungsten Carbide Grit Hacksaw Blade. He says is works great for him.
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