What is the best, or easiest, or recommended way of pressing/compressing a replacement Truck Pivot Stud into place?
The 'collector' truck is a Lionel O27 8030-15, and is part of my 8030 Illinois Central GP9 engine.
The engine can be seen on the inner loop in this video...
Bar End Truck Postwar Era
Shoe contact needing the fourth and fifth rail.It operated the coupler or a coil.
Staple end that predated the Bar End
Scout Coupler from the late 40's,not compatible with the standard coupler.
Bottom plate became the adapter for the Scout truck...
It starts with rust. The best way is to remove the wheels and wire brush them out.
But the tabs breaks :(at the orange arrows. It's not the end of the truck. Just fix it. First you set the axle back in and use super glue on the joint.
This hold everthing so you can support the back with...