What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

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Favorite Gate Mechanism

WRRS Model 10
4
15%
WRRS/GRS Type D/B
3
12%
WCH
1
4%
US&S Model 95
2
8%
Safetran
6
23%
Griswold/RACO/Safetran EM
3
12%
WABCO AL-70 (Triangle)
0
No votes
WABCO Model 75
3
12%
RACO Hydraulic
3
12%
Harmon
0
No votes
Transport Products
1
4%
 
Total votes: 26
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What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by TommyBNSF » Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:45 pm

What mechanisms do you like? My favorite by far is the EM. They just look the coolest, that's why I was :Censored: off when I saw CP replaced the one in Pewaukee, WI. Here's my list.

1. EM
2. Safetran
3. WRRS/GRS
4. WCH
5. US&S Model 95
6. WABCO
7. Triangle
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by illinoistrains » Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:05 pm

I like WCH. They preform fast and very smoothly. I have a picture of a crossing in Auburn, IL the mech. in the foreground is a Safetran, the other is a WCH, notice how it is almost all the way down, and the Safetran is about halfway.
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by owensri » Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:39 am

WABCO Model 75 all the way. Those are the quietest...smoothest...and most reliable ones out there. Safetran seems quirky...especially with the hold clear assemblies. WCH is pretty noisy...so I really don't care for those either...since they share the same hold clear assembly as the Safetran S-40's.
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by Trainmanalex2 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:57 am

WCH :TUP2:
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by weatherdan882002 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:33 am

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I like these. They're either WCH or WRRS. Anyone know?
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Post by Crossingman18 » Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:08 pm

WRRS/GRS

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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by TrainmanKight » Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:45 pm

GRS Type D/B
WRRS Model 10
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WCH
WABCO Model 75
Harmon
Safetran S-40
WABCO AL-70 (Triangle)
Griswold/RACO/Safetran EM
RACO Hydraulic
US&S Model 95
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by MichiganCSX622 » Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:29 pm

WCH
WABCO
Safetran
WRRS/GRS
US&S

my top 5
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Re: What is your favorite... Gate Mechanism?

Post by ES44AH » Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:57 pm

SouthernPacificLines wrote:RACO Hydraulic
Agreed! :TUP1:
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