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daniel_leavitt2000

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Strange truck
« on: March 08, 2010, 09:06:58 AM »
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Anyone know what kind of truck this is? It appears to have tensioning bars below the roller bearings. its almost as if the truck was once a friction bearing design and the journal areas were completely rebuilt. Any ideas?

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Re: Strange truck
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 09:38:50 AM »
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I agree with your initial diagnosis.
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Re: Strange truck
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010, 10:17:54 AM »
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It's in regular service as we can see the rub marks from hump retarders . That bar below the rollers is doing nothing other than not allowing the wheels to fall out should the truck be hoisted .

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Re: Strange truck
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010, 11:23:30 AM »
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Fairly unique to ACL/SBD equipment, & you still see them quite often under former
SBD now CSX rolling stock.

Kadee makes them in HO:
http://www.kadee.com/htmbord/page560.htm
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