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#1 gotnitro?

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 05:45 AM

I need A little advice or suggestions how to create a deflated airbag for a lift axle. Current mixer project- FDM- has a tag axle and I'd like to show the wheels up.stumped how to proceed

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 06:04 AM

You could cut round pieces of styrene and glue them together. just an idea

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 06:21 AM

Rubber O-rings.



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Posted 29 April 2014 - 06:35 AM

This may help you.

http://www.modelcars...showtopic=40904



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Posted 29 April 2014 - 07:35 AM

Thanks for all the great replies! I like the simple ideas people come up with

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 07:44 AM

I made some collapsed bags for a dump trailer tag axle by sticking the air bag in a C clamp. I applied some heat with a heat gun, and slowly applied pressure with the clamp. It worked perfect, and wrinckled it just like it would be. It helps to clamp the clamp in a vise, unless you have 3 arms.