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9/32" Tungsten Rod - 3.5 ounces
Pinewood Derby Weight

Tungsten ROd

Make Your COG More Aggressive
Three Tungsten Rods: 1.05 Ounces - Six 1/4 Cubes: 1.03 Ounces

Product Content

Ten, 9/32" Tungsten Rods weighing approximately 0.35 ounces each, for a total weight of approximately 3.5 ounces.

Product Specifications

Diameter - 9/32 inch

Length - 0.56 inch

What is Tungsten?

Tungsten is a metal with one of the highest densities. Tungsten is 1.7 times more dense than lead, 2.4 times denser than steel, and 2.7 times denser than zinc.

Sample Car With 3 Rods in the Back Three Holes, and 1 Rod in the Front Hole
Balance Point: 9/16 inch
Car Thickness: 3/8 inch at back

How to Use this Product

Tungsten Rods can be easily used for pinewood derby car weighting, and can result in a more aggressive COG than can be acheived with 1/4 inch tungsten cubes.

Drill 19/64 inch diameter holes into the side of the block (a drill press is recommended). Then cut out the car. Glue rods in place, fill the holes, then sand and paint. A small hole in the bottom of the car is recommended for final weight adjustment iwth Tungsten Putty.

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