Mystery Tracks

NDT

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That track could be good or not good. You have to look for what is called “dead shoes”, which means the rubber bushings inside the pins is shot and the two adjacent shoes pivot freely. If there are multiple dead shoes, the remaining bushings are not far behind.
 

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have 133 shoes, the two rolls show no sign of sprocket wear wander if they were ever used. have a section of three shoes that have very miner sprocket marks on them.
 

NDT

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You kinda have a pig in the poke. Until they are unrolled and evaluated, they could be scrap value or quite a bit more. Almost any buyer will want you to band them to a pallet and load a motor freight carrier. If you can do that, someone might take a chance and pay you $1000 for the two rolls.
 

Falcon

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You kinda have a pig in the poke. Until they are unrolled and evaluated, they could be scrap value or quite a bit more. Almost any buyer will want you to band them to a pallet and load a motor freight carrier. If you can do that, someone might take a chance and pay you $1000 for the two rolls.
We can do all of that, the shoes at the end of the roll the bushings all feel good, have not unrolled to check all of them.
 

marchplumber

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The classic "trash/treasure" thingy.....most won't want or need......those that do, know what they're looking for and shop smartly.....


Thanks NDT for the info and lesson.......always something to learn here on Steelsoldiers....lol
 
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