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Removing wheels from sprue question..

October 25 2016 at 8:35 PM
Walter Schneider  (Login sturmgeschutziv)
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Hello Everyone,
I have a simple question, one in which I don't know the best answer. How do you all remove wheels from sprue and then remove the "plastic burr", if that's the term, without causing a flat spot on the wheel? I use a sprue cutter to remove the parts but rarely can I get the "burr" off without causing some sort of flat spot making the wheel "out of round"?. I would love to see a step by step, I am very visually oriented. Or any advice or tips would be very much appreciated.

Best,

Walter

 
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  1. Remove them, with sprue cutter. Buff burr off, with 2000 grit pad. - Matt Nethery on Oct 25, 2016, 9:39 PM
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