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  1. RichA3Turbo

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    anyone know where you can buy them online and what the general dimensions are?

    Rich
     
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    I dont no where you can get them online but I have a mate of a mate that can get some quite easily, he said something about a train yard or something similar that is about 50 miles long, he said it stretched from London to Brighton so pm me if your interested. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif

    Jokes aside what are you making Rich? There is some interesting furniture you can make out of re-claimed wood...is that what your up to?
     
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    The most common length for a railway sleeper is 8' 6" or 2.6 metres.

    The most common width for a railway sleeper is 10" or 250mm,with crossing timbers sometimes being 12"/30cm.

    The most common depth of a railway sleeper is between 5" and 6". Generally British pine sleepers are 5" or 125mm thick and European sleepers are 6" or 150mm
     
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    Some wooden sides for the S3 - morris traveller stylee /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif
     
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    Yep...making myself a wooden bodykit /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    I want some to make some good solid as f*ck ramps that are wide enough to accomodate 225 tyres...all the ramps you can buy are 210 max which is no good.

    Rich
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    http://www.railwaysleeper.com/

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    Good god! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    He does have a use!

    Hip hip horaay for NSD!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    http://www.railwaysleeper.com/

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    Good god! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    He does have a use!

    Hip hip horaay for NSD!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif

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    heheh cheers...I have made a few furniture designs myself.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    http://www.railwaysleeper.com/

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    Good god! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    He does have a use!

    Hip hip horaay for NSD!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif

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    Dicky

    Surely, instead of applauding NSD's reply, should you not move this post into another forum, as it has sod all to do with the A3/S3.

    Dunno if it's just me, but more and more sh!t is being posted recently!
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    http://www.railwaysleeper.com/

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    Good god! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    He does have a use!

    Hip hip horaay for NSD!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif

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    Dicky

    Surely, instead of applauding NSD's reply, should you not move this post into another forum, as it has sod all to do with the A3/S3.

    Dunno if it's just me, but more and more sh!t is being posted recently!

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    Call it sh*t if you like but its actually something of use to me. Poste it here cos its most likely to get a response!!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/fuck_you.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    http://www.railwaysleeper.com/

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    Good god! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    He does have a use!

    Hip hip horaay for NSD!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif

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    Dicky

    Surely, instead of applauding NSD's reply, should you not move this post into another forum, as it has sod all to do with the A3/S3.

    Dunno if it's just me, but more and more sh!t is being posted recently!

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    I was so shocked by the usefullness of NSD's post that I forgot! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif

    Moving now...
     
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    The only /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif I see is comming outta someones .....
     
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    They are normally £18 each for unused ones and a bit cheaper for used.
     
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    The only /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif I see is comming outta someones .....

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    NSD - you forgot to finish what you were going to type! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bang.gif
     
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    Thats a good idea Rich to use them to make some decent ramps.
    At least you will know there solid and prob wont move when driving up them due to their weight!!
     
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    I know I Fell Alseep
     
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    I know I Fell Alseep

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    Arghhh thats why their called 'sleepers' lmfao!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif
     
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    Thats a good idea Rich to use them to make some decent ramps.
    At least you will know there solid and prob wont move when driving up them due to their weight!!

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    Thats the plan. Just need to find somewhere local to get a few. 10" tall ramps would be ample to get under the car... and i wouldnt be scared sh*tless of the thing falling on me. The places on the net all charge a fair bit for delivery.

    Rich
     
  20. B&Q used to sell them
     
  21. Maybe find someone on ebay selling them who lives near to you Rich?
     
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  25. TDI- How much did you pay for them?
     
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    Aound £18-£25 each from these guys....

    Kings Langley Building Supplies Ltd
    Kings House, Balmoral Works
    Imperial Way
    Watford
    HERTFORDSHIRE
    ENGLAND
    WD2 4XE
    Tel: 01923 234336
     
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