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Re: PC: Re: Stewart's Alco C628 And InterMountain F Units

>A valid argument can be made that Athearn needs better everything except
>the motor!  The majority of Athearn's performace issues come from their
>extremely sloppy U joints, slip shafts, gear trains and sintered wheels.
>The new can motors used in Athearn stuff, while not exactly state of the
>art, contributes the least degradation to the whole system as it now

Here here!  My RPP SD40 has an Athern drive on the RPP frame and an A-Line
can motor.  I hoped that the bulk of the noise in Athern drives came from
the motor.  However, I found this not to be true.  Also, why do Athern power
trucks never stay in gage????


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