The Train From Hell

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  1. HearHear

    HearHear Senior Member

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    The Loram, also known as the train from hell, sparks flying underneath-has been known to light things on fire as it passes-but the most evil sound is the terrifying electrical/grinding hum.....:

     
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    Tone deaf Senior Member

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    Sounds like the backing guitar tracks to "Saturday Night Special" by Skynyrd.
     
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  3. Rich

    Rich Non sequitur Premium Member

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    Sounds like a vibrator from a really good porn movie.
     
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  4. redjunior

    redjunior Senior Member

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    What is that? Some kind of rail re-finisher? Definitely looks like a Maintainence of Way unit......
     
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  5. truckermde

    truckermde Senior Member

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    That is frickin' cool, man.

    I never knew about railgrinders. Fascinating!!

    Thx for posting :thumb:
     
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  6. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    It's like polishing frets. Really big frets.
     
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  7. LP121

    LP121 Senior Member

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    Over time and with a fair amount of traffic the rail will mushroom like the head of a punch or chisel. That machine grinds that off.
     
  8. Soul Tramp

    Soul Tramp Speaker Snob MLP Vendor V.I.P. Member

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    Sorry, low hanging fruit.

     
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  9. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    ^^^ I sold an Epiphone to that guy. Via Craigslist.

    Coolest CL story I have.
     
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  10. HearHear

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    Here’s what it’s like being run over by the Loram track grinder:

     
  11. Who

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    I'm surprised it doesn't get hot enough to pop the train's tires!




    ;)
     
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    apfelbaum Senior Member

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    reminded me of this....

     
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  13. redjunior

    redjunior Senior Member

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    More low hangin' fruit.......
     
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  14. THDNUT

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    We need some of those configured as a road grinders here in Phoenix.


    Riding my new Harley is brutal on some of these roads.

    [​IMG]
     
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  16. lancpudn

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    How strange! my desktop picture prior to opening this MLP thread was this. :thumbs:


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  17. truckermde

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    Love your new scoot, man!!!

    How's that thing treatin' ya?
     
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    electric head Don't answer the phone Premium Member

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    I always wanted to be a train engineer..
     
  19. SGeoff

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    ermagerd! hurry snail, hurry theres a train a comin!
     
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    TheX Voice of Reason

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    Kevlar belts I bet.
     

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