g-bits.co.uk Brass Top Hat Bushes




CNC machined brass top hat bushes available in a range of bores, and suitable to protect softer sideframe materials from metal axles. Drawing (above right) shows the 3mm bore version, all bushes have the same external case dimensions.

Sold in packs of eight bushes, sufficient for 4 axles (ie two 4-wheel trucks or one bogie vehicle), all bushes are £2 (inc VAT) per pack.

Pack Type

8 x 2mm Bore
8 x 3mm Bore
8 x 1/8in Bore

Part Number

150-0021
150-0031
150-0081

Suitable for

Roundhouse, Tenmille & Other O-gauge type axles, GRS 2mm+
Accucraft*, USA Trains
Accucraft*, Aristocraft, Bachmann, LGB

+ GRS wheelsets PG500, PG501 and PG606, PG607. Some customers have reported a percentage of axles with one oversize journal, which needs lapping down to below 2mm to use these bushes.

* Journal size on Accucraft wheelsets varies - all those we have tested will run comfortably in a 1/8inch bore, but some axles are smaller, and a closer fit may be obtained with a 3mm bush.

P&P on bushes is £3.50 for any quantity, or free if ordered at the same time as any other items. All consignments are sent Royal Mail signed for / independent courier depending on weight.