Re: Modeling air hoses on STMFC era cars ...

Tony Thompson

Denny Anspach wrote:
2) Hoses are mounted on an angle so that when the cars are coupled, the air hose ends will naturally meet. This can and does interfere with the common Kadee magnetic glad hands, depending upon length of coupler shank, and just how far out and how high the hose has been mounted.
As Sam Clarke of Kadee is wont to say, the projecting wire below the Kadee couplers is NOT an air hose and certainly not a glad hand, despite Denny apparently having convinced himself that it is. Kadee calls it a "trip pin" and always has. You may choose to think of it as "air-hose-like" or not.

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