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History Anyone know the history of these wood 12 spokes

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by STAGE III, Jul 1, 2020 at 4:59 AM.

    Joined: Apr 3, 2007
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    Probably just wagon wheels but thought I best check before they get neglected.
    I know zero history or measurements at this time but can do that this weekend (measurements).
    Thanks for any help
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  2. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,681

    Kiwi 4d

    Genuine tree spokes.
    Let us know diameter.
  3. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 13,284

    from oregon

    No, but I bet an old chariot racer might know.

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  4. rusty valley
    Joined: Oct 25, 2014
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    rusty valley

    two different types of model T wheels. those with 4 bolts going thru the sides are called "de-mountables" , the rim and tire slide on from the side, and you would leave the wheel on the car and de mount the rim and tire to change a flat. early non de mountables, you change just the tire, on the car. the other type you have is a steel fellow clincher. spokes are missing. these were aftermarket i believe, firestone maybe, i forget. if the edges of the clincher part that holds on the tire is not sharp, they are still good wheels. sharp edges will actually cut the tire
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  5. Here on the Hamb the "Traditional" answer is always - "Dodge" HRP
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2020 at 3:57 PM
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  6. So, are they Model T wheels?
  7. rusty valley
    Joined: Oct 25, 2014
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    rusty valley

  8. Lil32
    Joined: Apr 4, 2012
    Posts: 1,283


    yes HRP
    early Dodge
  9. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 4,044

    from Berry, AL

    Dunno what they fit, but they’d make neat light fixtures. About three or four lights mounted on the rim and hang from the ceiling on a chain.
  10. Budget36
    Joined: Nov 29, 2014
    Posts: 3,370


    T wheels have a holes in the rim...i/e where a tube would be?

    I've some wood spoked Dodge wheels and they don't have the hole like those, just on the edges to hold the rim part that secures the tire.


    Never mind, first looked like multiple valve stem holes, blew the pic up and the other holes I was looking aren't in the center

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