Tundra Rod – Tungsten Lead Replacement – 3 ounces

$12.95

Three, 1 ounce Tundra Rods for weighting pinewood derby cars. Tundra is a non-toxic weight, formed from tungsten, that has the same density as lead. It can be easily cut or drilled. You can substitute Tundra Rod for Lead Wire.

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Description

Product Content

Three, 1 ounce Tundra Rods(1)

Product Specifications

Diameter - 3/8 inch

Length - 1-3/8 inches

What is Tundra?

Tundra is formulated with tungsten to provide the same density as lead, but at a lower cost than tungsten itself. Tundra is non-toxic, and can be easily cut, drilled or sanded to shape. You can substitute tundra for lead wire in any of our car plans.

From Randy:
"Tundra is a non-toxic weight, formed from tungsten, that has the same density as lead. It can be easily cut or drilled. You can substitute Tundra Rod for Lead Wire and Flat Tundra for Segmented Lead."

How to Use this Product

Typically, 25/64 inch holes are drilled into the car body (see example below), and the tundra is glued into the holes - epoxy or hot glue adhesive is recommended. The tundra rods can be cut with wire cutters or with a fine-bladed saw. They can be also be drilled if needed.

(1) 3 ounces nominal weight. Actual weight can vary from 2.9 to 3.0 ounces.

Additional information

Weight3.1 oz