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Castings for pony truck

Machining the frame. Both sides of the frame should be parallel.

Holes for shaft bush is drilled and reamed.

Wheel castings are partly machined, drilled and reamed. If the boss is out of center in casting, you had better start with the independent chuck to center the boss.

Mandrel to cut wheels exactly to the same profile. Note a side pin catches the spokes and avoids the wheel slipping in the mandrel.

To cut a large fillet between flange and tread, the tool was inched from point to point. Many small steps in the fillet can be removed using a round file.

Completed pony trucks