Originally Posted by Fenlander
I guess with the linked spare brackets being about 70% of the total cost of the wheel set it's clear why they are not readily available.
Stamp, fold, plate, pack. It's one of those things that costs pennies so long as you sell millions.
Anyway, nipped down to a friend's farm at lunchtime and raided his scrap metal pile to discover a perfect bit of box.
Quickly set about it with the pillar drill, a little bit randomly.
And then attacked it with a die grinder, angle grinder, slung the now separated two parts in the sand blaster then a quick dunk in phosphoric acid:
Not as good as a Chinaman but bearable for a stockbroker on a lunch break.
This evening I've cut the base board out of some scrap 8mm phenolic ply and a pair of runners from a bit of 2x4. Just slapped a bit of varnish on them and tomorrow I'll assemble it with the boat bag and see if it actually works!