Identification of Electrical Item

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by jevoltin, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. jevoltin

    jevoltin Member

  2. Dragon

    Dragon Member

    It is indeed a pickup unit for power to a loco or car. I've used these with GREAT effect on my MDC Shay as they fit nicely behind the side-frames on the trucks, and the wire is almost invisible as it rubs the back of the wheels.
  3. jevoltin

    jevoltin Member

    Hello Dragon, Would you be willing to post a photo showing one of these installed? I am certain that several of us would be very interested in seeing how this works.
  4. jevoltin

    jevoltin Member

    Today I received a reply from Precision Scale Co. regarding these items. Here's their reply:

    The are #4898 and #4066, both of which have been discontinued.

    Effective September 12, 2006

    Precision Scale Co., Inc.
    2383 Meridian Road
    Victor, MT 59875 USA
  5. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    AYSM? :D
    What a wealth of information.
  6. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

    Yes, Precision Scale is here in MT. Stevensville, to be exact. Stevensville is in western MT, north of Hamilton and south of Missoula. Oh well, so much for trying to keep up with things in MT. I see from a previous post that they moved to Victor. That's about a five mile move. We're such a fast movin' state. Expectin' to get telephones here any time now.

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