Excavator bearing for turntable.

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Excavator bearing for turntable.

Postby Willow Creek Traction » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:44 am

Another"There's a prototype for everything"
http://www.railpictures.net/photo/454030
... this odd little home-built turntable at the east end of the line. It was built around an old salvaged swing-bearing from a Cat excavator, as was its partner at the western terminus.
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Postby Boghopper » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:00 am

Very ingenious! 8)
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Postby thtroll » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:50 am

I like the locking plate. Very cool.
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Postby underworld » Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:32 am

Awesome !!!!!!! Seems this could be done in our scale (s) with sealed bearing and add some "teeth" to the inside if you want that look
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