Re: ADMIN: Freight Car Terminology
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OK, these are present on all prototype trucks. Question is, does anybody make this detail part in HO to add to the myriad of trucks that lack this detail - and rock more as a result in many cases.
On Sunday, March 1, 2015 1:23 PM, "tgregmrtn@... [STMFC]" wrote:
I believe the term for these, at least with the mechanical folks, is constant contact side bearing.
In the last three or fours (excuse the OT nature except for comparison) years these have been removed and replaced by an upgrade that doesn't include the to lower rollers with needle bearing inserts.
Eventually all things merge into one and a river runs through it.
In a message dated 2/28/2015 6:09:42 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, STMFC@... writes:
One reason is that friction bearings really do exist and are present on most