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Re: Couple of 493 questions

February 08, 2020 05:45AM
Greg Scholl Wrote:
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> (1) On all the pictures of 493, I note the front
> bottom edge of the pilot plow has a seemingly
> silver, or stainless steel edge along the entire
> bottom of the plow. Is this something added
> because the other bottom was toast, or as a means
> of strengthening the plow. I don't recall ever
> seeing that before, but I haven't seen any fresh
> out of the box before also. Sorry if this
> question was already asked.
>
> (2) I just realized there are 2 things I really
> like about the appearance of the 493. One is the
> clean front smokebox area of a freshly shopped
> D&RGW engine, and the second is the lack of a
> stack cinder cover. Can I assume no stack cover
> will be needed due to it burning oil?
>
> 493 seems to be running quite well.
>
> Greg

Greg here is a photo for you showing the 499 with silver trim on the plow edge and some on the center ridge of the plow.

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William
aka drgwk37
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