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Old 04-10-2007, 07:00 AM   #1
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I know there are so many brands of foam tyres available. And I think there is only a few rc foam manufactures which are making for the companies. Gandini is one and what is others? I know there is some in USA, Japan and China. But what exactly is the name of manufactures?
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Gandini does not manufacture the foam. They just cut it and mount it like everyone else.
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I see. So who makes the foam?
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Jack does not reveal the source of the foam, so I will go ahead and reveal the deep dark secret.

The tire foam is not manufactured. It is mined. There are foam tire mines in the Himilayan mounts in a secluded part of Tibet. Most of the tire makers have their own mines. The deeper the shaft goes, the softer the foam gets. All the foam is mined and carried by Yak to small boats where it is transported to areas where it can be sent to the different companies that process the foam into sheets. Part of the processing involves sealing the foam in a pickle jar for three weeks on average. After that is when it gets reformed into usable sheets. This helps the foam pores hold together better.

There is also a mine at the base of Mount Everest in Tibet. That is where Jack gets his foam. Also, he doesn't use "stock" pickle juice. He starts with normal pickle juice, but then Danny "zaps" the juice using the same voltage enhancing zapper that he uses on the batteries.


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Jack does not reveal the source of the foam, so I will go ahead and reveal the deep dark secret.

The tire foam is not manufactured. It is mined. There are foam tire mines in the Himilayan mounts in a secluded part of Tibet. Most of the tire makers have their own mines. The deeper the shaft goes, the softer the foam gets. All the foam is mined and carried by Yak to small boats where it is transported to areas where it can be sent to the different companies that process the foam into sheets. Part of the processing involves sealing the foam in a pickle jar for three weeks on average. After that is when it gets reformed into usable sheets. This helps the foam pores hold together better.

There is also a mine at the base of Mount Everest in Tibet. That is where Jack gets his foam. Also, he doesn't use "stock" pickle juice. He starts with normal pickle juice, but then Danny "zaps" the juice using the same voltage enhancing zapper that he uses on the batteries.


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Tattle-tale! Now I have to find a new source.
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Jack does not reveal the source of the foam, so I will go ahead and reveal the deep dark secret.

The tire foam is not manufactured. It is mined. There are foam tire mines in the Himilayan mounts in a secluded part of Tibet. Most of the tire makers have their own mines. The deeper the shaft goes, the softer the foam gets. All the foam is mined and carried by Yak to small boats where it is transported to areas where it can be sent to the different companies that process the foam into sheets. Part of the processing involves sealing the foam in a pickle jar for three weeks on average. After that is when it gets reformed into usable sheets. This helps the foam pores hold together better.

There is also a mine at the base of Mount Everest in Tibet. That is where Jack gets his foam. Also, he doesn't use "stock" pickle juice. He starts with normal pickle juice, but then Danny "zaps" the juice using the same voltage enhancing zapper that he uses on the batteries.


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Jack does not reveal the source of the foam, so I will go ahead and reveal the deep dark secret.

The tire foam is not manufactured. It is mined. There are foam tire mines in the Himilayan mounts in a secluded part of Tibet. Most of the tire makers have their own mines. The deeper the shaft goes, the softer the foam gets. All the foam is mined and carried by Yak to small boats where it is transported to areas where it can be sent to the different companies that process the foam into sheets. Part of the processing involves sealing the foam in a pickle jar for three weeks on average. After that is when it gets reformed into usable sheets. This helps the foam pores hold together better.

There is also a mine at the base of Mount Everest in Tibet. That is where Jack gets his foam. Also, he doesn't use "stock" pickle juice. He starts with normal pickle juice, but then Danny "zaps" the juice using the same voltage enhancing zapper that he uses on the batteries.


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No wonder my wife thought i was cheating on her every sunday with a girl who works in a pickle factory!!!!!

Great Scotts !!!!! You just saved my marriage !!!
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Ok, Ok, I am sorry. Shhhh!!

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Damn, Scott putting down some serious knowledge !!! Good one Scott
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I know there are so many brands of foam tyres available. And I think there is only a few rc foam manufactures which are making for the companies. Gandini is one and what is others? I know there is some in USA, Japan and China. But what exactly is the name of manufactures?
I had someone living in japan look it up for me when this question was asked here before and now I forget the company name. Anyway there is at least one major exporter of foam-rubber sheets. Many companies use this major supplier which is why many tires all feel and perform similar. The difference comes from the nylon rims which can be varying stiffness and design. Different companies also have various ways to cut the sheets into what is actually mounted and glued to the rim. The most common is with some sort of blade. They can also use a laser or high pressure water streams, but they aren't as popular. The gluing process is important too. Some cheaper tires may have a tendance to pull up at the edge of the rim and this is a problem. Most major brands will never have this issue.

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