M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

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M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by Av8er » Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:08 am

This is an update on a previous post. We think we have produced a suitable steel reproduction hub cap for the M3A4 hand cart. They are all steel and die pressed copies of an original. It is a low production run and we think they will cost in the range of $40-50 each. These costs are higher than we originally anticipated because of the time required to produce each cap. We are trying to see how much interest there is so we can see how many we need to produce. Any takers? Please post inquiries so we can get some feed back. The photos posted are of the first production attempt. The green cap is an original from which the dimensions were taken. All the bare steel caps are the first test production run for comparison to the original cap.

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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions possibly available soon

Post by rjbeamer » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:38 am

Are you going to be able to roll or stamp the numbers on the cap like the original.

Nice job by the way.

Roger

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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions possibly available soon

Post by Av8er » Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:11 pm

Roll stamps would just add to the cost and the reproduction costs are already much higher than we would have liked. Neither of the original hub caps on my 1943 cart have any numbers stamped on them, so we don't see that they should be necessary for someone who is just trying to get their cart complete.
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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by libertytree » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:55 pm

I would be interested in a set. ph: 5706406170

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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by brad » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:43 pm

I would be interested


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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by Av8er » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:11 pm

brad wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:43 pm
I would be interested
I just sent a request to the machinist to manufacture some more hub caps. They will probably arrive in about two weeks, I will advise you when I have them. Hub caps are $40 each and shipping via USPS Priority Mail is $7.15. Payment through PayPal, PM your address after making your Paypal payment. A new reproduction computer cut gasket will be provided for each hub cap when shipped.
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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by Ready First » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:31 am

I´m interested for one Hub cap, do you have some left? i am in Germany do you can send one? please give me the price

Thank´s !
Kurt

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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by Av8er » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:33 pm

Ready First wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:31 am
I´m interested for one Hub cap, do you have some left? i am in Germany do you can send one? please give me the price

Thank´s !
Kurt
Yes Kurt, I still have hub caps left. You need to know that shipping costs to Europe have been very expensive, averaging approximately $35.00. Let me see if I can get a quote for a cheaper shipping cost from a friend who deals with multiple shipping options. I will let you know what I find out.
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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by M OMalley » Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:11 pm

Do you have any of the truss head bolt sets available ? Mark

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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by Av8er » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:08 am

M OMalley wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:11 pm
Do you have any of the truss head bolt sets available ? Mark
Mark,
Sorry it has taken so long to respond. i have one set of the trusshead bolts and three sets of the special nuts left. The bolts are $60.00 per set and the nuts are $40.00 per set. Current USPS flat rate shipping is $7.90. Payment through PayPal. If you are still interested or have any more questions send me a PM and I will provide payment details.

Thanks,

Paul
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Re: M3A4 hub cap reproductions available soon

Post by M OMalley » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:12 am

PM sent .

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