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  • Member since
    January 2003
  • From: Central MI
Posted by therriman on Sunday, October 5, 2003 6:25 PM
This topic has been covered in detail. Here is the link:

http://www.finescale.com/fsm/community/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4945

Check it out. There are several options listed including the one I did w/photos.
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  • Member since
    September 2003
  • From: Jacksonville, FL
Posted by metalhead5 on Sunday, October 5, 2003 6:07 PM
dubix88, there are several ways to make the padding. One is like mitchum said. you can also purchse some from an after market company. One of those companies is Scale Model Speedway, out of Kentucy. It comes in red and black. Hope this is helpful.
  • Member since
    October 2003
Posted by mitchum on Sunday, October 5, 2003 5:36 PM
I usually build '50's and '60's stock cars so I wind up scratchbuilding my cages and adding the padding. I generally use Evergreen 3/32 tubing and use insulation from 12-2 electrical wiring for the padding. Here's a pic of the cage I built for my '67 Petty car. Hope this helps.
  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Maine,USA
roll cage padding
Posted by dubix88 on Sunday, October 5, 2003 4:44 PM
HEY,
I am building a racecar and i was wondering what you guys use for the padding on the roll cage. Thanks

Randy
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