Hambden Bob wrote:Smit's....The Frog tells the Story The Best ! Anyway,leave it took Ug to ask a serious question,only to have it slide into the Gorge of Coal Perversions and the Like ! You've all answered this one ! If I put you into an environment with fines,fly ash, humidity as well as some heat,then I don't check on you for six months or better,well,I think I'd find you've ground yourself to Death. Construction Qualities and Maintenance Abilities have drastically changed. What was Bullet-Proof and Serviceable has really become slim to get ahold of. To my Pea Brain,the idea of having spares on the shelf has become a smart thing to plan for. Kinda' nice to have at 0100hrs on a Sunday Morning when it's -22* outside with a stiff wind. As usual,it only takes money and a quality source to buy from. In the long run,I think you'll be warmer with much more Peace Of Mind to save the Dineros burning 'Da Black Rocks !
Question was asked then answered. Rails can go wherever from that point.