Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Tim O'Connor wrote:
Arnold, American prototype freight cars trucks use spring "packages"Not only that, there are slender springs inside EACH of those big outer springs that you can easily see. That's another reason the "see-through" type of "working" springs in HO trucks are so severely bogus.
Model manufacturers usually punt on trucks.Sadly true, though gradually improving. And we now have at least a few HO trucks based on ACTUAL prototypes. The vesties must be baffled. "Ain't they all kinda Bettendorf??" or something similar is heard . . .
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