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    I do not see any provision for locking the chassis onto the axle bearings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tooler2 View Post
    I do not see any provision for locking the chassis onto the axle bearings?
    AFAIK: Seems like only the weight of the car force the axle mounted bearings against the top pad, constrained by the bearing journals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIYSwede View Post
    AFAIK: Seems like only the weight of the car force the axle mounted bearings against the top pad, constrained by the bearing journals.
    This photo would make me think that you are correct.


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    I suppose it is one way of slowing the train down more quickly if it leaves the rails.

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    this results from rail cars missing axles.Replacing railcar wheels - GIF-270147820_3215431425446613_6798749187455496499_n.jpg

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    WOW! That was really fast! I would have thought it would take hours to change those! Apparently it only takes a minute!



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