ordered some wheels, I hope they work

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  1. Oct 25, 2017 #1

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    Those look good.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2017 #3

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    My wheels, showed up today, I was surprised, they are beefier than i expected and should work pretty well.
     
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    Neat! What sort of bearings do they have and will you have to change them?
     
  5. Oct 27, 2017 #5

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    they have sealed bearings and yes i can get replacement bearings for them
     
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    With the hub laced up at essentially a 90 degree angle, will these handle the torque loads of braking?
     
  7. Oct 27, 2017 #7

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    most ultra-piets go without brakes, so i can imagine they aren't so much for stopping as much as for holding still before you want to move
     
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    I guess you'll find out how they handle the load on your first touch down.
     
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    I think radial loads are probably OK, but if you look at how motorcross wheels are cross laced to resist braking and drive loads... I don't know.

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    Might want to do some testing before you risk an airplane.
     
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    Rarely the first its the hundred and first. Pt 103, probably overbuilt.
     
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    10lbs each? That's a chunk of 254...
     
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    That's the shipping weight, so that presumably includes some packaging.
     

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