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Old 04-13-2011, 08:56 PM   #46
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Prices from Japan and shipping are OK but you'll pay additional bank fees and they can't put lower prices on the package so you'll have to pay additional import taxes. If you can find a hong kong shop go for that. You can allways email them.
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Eh duh. You show the right page and still can't figure it out? Thats the QTEQ parts page wich is the manufacturer. Down on the page U see 320, 600 and 1000 (finest) grit papers and on the following page U see a combo pack of the 3. Sold out means sold out in Japanese and buy means buy in Japanese. Pro shop futaba have a very good service and you can allways email them for products that aren't mentioned on their site.
Because I have two each of all three sanding disks included with the whatjamacallit, I do know that their specified 320, 600 and 1000 grit papers do not match typical US measurement standards (by the square inch). Their grit numbers are far finer than what I recognize as ours. I assume that they do not go by the US inch in specifying such; so, I am guessing they use a square centimeter. In essence, I would double their grit numbers of 320, 600 and 1000 (per sq cm) to equate to ours as about 640, 1200 and 2000 (per sq inch). Their 320 grit disk is the only usable one per my diff sanding needs.

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lol 320 grit will create canyons in the rings lol.... sorry could think but to laugh....

How many ceramic diff balls do u go threw with have the diff plates not silky smooth????
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Again, their specified "320 grit" is not comparable to ours in US; and, per your statement, the same probably applies to you too.
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Again, their specified "320 grit" is not comparable to ours in US; and, per your statement, the same probably applies to you too.
I know what you mean mate for sure....... lets hope you find what you need
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Bill you have PM
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time to use my mill and lathe, is there any other pics ?
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It will be back in stock at the end of April.
I paid $80 shipping included and got to me
In California in 4 days. There was no duties or taxes.
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Old 04-14-2011, 05:46 AM   #54
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Take an Olfa circle cutter and make ur own
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Old 04-14-2011, 06:36 AM   #55
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those abrasive disks looked a bit like the ones used on this,

http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=18052
this company probably has a shop near you.

the replacement sets are 6 sheets for $15
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Bill post that he can't get replacement pads for this contraptiin anywhere and even when he can only one of they are worth a shit and all the sudden you guys are scouring the globe to do a group buy , lmao, i love onroad ...
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I'm going to make my own, I reckon I have enough laying around the work shop so cost will be zero. Can buy discs from automotive paint stores for about .80c each
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The sanding disks are available. Its the complete kit that's currently sold out. It will be back on the shelf by the end of April per the shop.
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It seems like a ton of cash for something you can do with a piece of glass, a bit of sandpaper and an old outdrive to hold the diff ring.
It does look pretty kewl.
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It seems like a ton of cash for something you can do with a piece of glass, a bit of sandpaper and an old outdrive to hold the diff ring.
It does look pretty kewl.
After having done four diff rings, I can say that it does a very good job...on good rings.

Also helped me identify that one of those four rings was a reject because its surface was too uneven.

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