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Old May 5th, 2019, 10:32 PM   #1
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Default NOS Chicago skates - need parts info

I acquired some New Old Stock Chicago skates for my wife, but without wheels, bearings, or axle nuts. Also, the pivot cups are crumbling. The boots are Riedell 120. The metal plates say "Chicago" and Pat. No. 3.180.651. I need to know the axle size, I'm guessing it is 9/32 inch x
32 tpi. Is this correct? If so, do I use 7mm bearings? And what can I use for replacement pivot cups?
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Old May 8th, 2019, 11:02 PM   #2
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Old May 8th, 2019, 11:39 PM   #3
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Default Wow just saw those on fb.

Did ya see the comment about asking Fred?? If I don't have the parts I am pretty sure I know who does.
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