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#1 Biglou13

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 12:36 AM

I may buy an amaco wheel used. The one that looks like shimpo with handle and pedal. Not sure of model.

Like the shimpo are these easily serviceable? And parts available?

Or should I hold out for shimpo?

Ps I have a wheel just looking to upgrade.
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#2 Mark C.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 01:23 AM

shimpo whisper? I'd hold out for that over an Amaco

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:04 AM

shimpo whisper? I'd hold out for that over an Amaco

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#4 neilestrick

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 09:31 AM

Those old wheels with the handle/pedal do not run all that smooth. However they run forever. Call Amaco to see if they still have parts available.


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#5 Mark C.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 03:33 PM

If amaco has no parts try Desoto.

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#6 Pres

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 05:34 PM

I think this wheel had a cone drive. When worn, very rrrrrough!

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