Update on Sharon for BlackStone cars (RNB87K). After
building the 6 Sharon couplers decided to mount a set in a
BlackStone High Side Gondola. Perfect fit! No filing
required and did not need to ream hole out.
They are noticeably smaller than Type D and Kadee
Operation in limited testing is smooth and no ball drop
issues like I had on previous type D without Neolube. when
coupling seems to mate more reliably without excessive
Have not tried to weather or paint them yet. Thinking
neo-lube might present a challenge to paint sticking. Will
try Bar Mills or AIM powders to see if these work
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> Just finished 6 Sharon's using neo-lube. All 6 work
well without polishing. Assembly time about 1 min each
using the jig. These are even easier than the type D I was
> So far these are real winners.
> Thanks Cameron\Rabbi