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Old 11-17-2013, 03:21:38 PM
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Every company has their idea of the ideal platform, here is Port Huron's:



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How well does the brake work?
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It will slow down............if forgotten, and you try to move, it will stop on center......
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It would appear that Cabin Fever seems to be setting in on the 'Stak.
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Keck Gonnerman had a substantial platform on their side-geared engine. I was told that the bracket on the boiler is designed to prevent it folding up in the event of a bridge collapse. The 6" channel iron frame is also much more than is needed to support the operator and water tanks.
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