Refurbishing russian sleds with steering wheel


1

 

This device is more than 20 years old and it is developed in Russia (in local slang that was – Argomat). Each boy wanted them and was in those 90% who did not get them. Now I will refurbish that one and try to catch winter with kid

2

 

Each part was with scratched color

5

 

I will get off all old color with paint removal liquid

3

This is historic wheel and logo

6

 

Condition was really bad. Sleds broken, all frame is scratched and even some details are not connected

4

Boys are boys – even Shaun the sheep likes to drive Argomat

10

 

I got my old skies came from 90′s. One of them I broke in Norway driving down from Oppdal resorts steepest slope – Hovden.

opdal

 

It was quite scary flop with huge force to broke Rossignol Pro line 9S skies

9

 

My kid will have Pro sleds with Rossignol Vibration Absorbation System

7

 

And this is what I do with 500 EUR skies

8

 

Great experience to see what is inside the skies

12

 

And there is more than 10 secrets to develop high performance skies

16

 

Making new joints. Frame is already painted.

17

 

Putting sleds together with screws13

Trying to seat the screws the same level as skies  to avoid resistance

15

 

Old good friend Dremel will help to deal with plastic splinters

14

 

Smooth surface with minimum resistance

11

 

And this is the result

1

 

Sunday testing time. Result is more than perfect

“Fathers always will try to realize their dreams with kids. Kid is like permission to do things which are out of age”

About these ads

About MrKAA

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kauzers
This entry was posted in diy, Projects and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Refurbishing russian sleds with steering wheel

  1. Marcis says:

    braucat ciemos uz dzeguskalnu testet! žēl ka nav salocitas slēpes foto- daudziem ekspertiem izbrīnu izraisītu :)!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Nice work, only screw places under ski looks unacurate and also I suggest paint it back in original paint :)
    Jazeps ;)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s