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Jon Ellison Wrote:
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> Mike D Wrote:
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Origyptian said
> > "I think I understand. But this still
> doesn't
> > seem to address the apparent non-horizontal
> slope
> > of those "benches" with the cross striations,
> it
> > doesn't address the apparent lack of wider
> tracks
> > on curves to accommodate the wheel radius, it
> > doesn't address why some tracks on horizontal
> > ground show erosion between them while others
> do
> > not, and it doesn't address the sidewall
> grinding
> > that would occur on wheels that supported a
> heavy
> > load along deep ruts in bedrock."
> >

> >
> > For the benches slopes (in fact they are skew
> > planes at two angles) I already gave you my
> > opinion.
> > For the curves radius, they seem to have been
> > designed to avoid sidewall griding for a given
> > wheel diameter (I couldn't measure curves
> radius,
> > and neolithic wheel diameter can only be
> roughly
> > estimated, very sorry), please have a look at
> this
> > nice curve at Naxxar (not personnaly visited,
> > sorry) :
> >
>
> > When a track became too deep, another was
> created
> > (my opinion, just my opinion, not to convince
> you,
> > thank you)
>
> Track minimum radius could be dictated by a multi
> axle, four or more wheeled vehicle on a rigid
> chassis/wheelbase.
> It's why they have swivelling bogeys on railway
> wagons.
> A long rigid chassis can't negotiate tight curves.

Yes, for a given vehicle, the separation bewteen front and rear axle would need to be relatively short.

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Clapham Junction Malta 1797 Rstevens1701 16-Oct-17 15:26
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 451 Origyptian 16-Oct-17 18:45
this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 353 Racho 16-Oct-17 22:45
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 428 Tsurugi 17-Oct-17 04:55
Not carts. 355 Barbelo 17-Oct-17 07:14
Re: Not carts. 274 Origyptian 17-Oct-17 15:00
Re: Not carts. 256 Barbelo 17-Oct-17 20:17
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 273 Jon Ellison 17-Oct-17 07:28
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 264 Jon Ellison 17-Oct-17 08:29
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 243 Origyptian 17-Oct-17 15:08
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 252 Jon Ellison 17-Oct-17 16:56
ships on land 252 molder 17-Oct-17 22:43
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 211 molder 18-Oct-17 12:22
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 257 Origyptian 18-Oct-17 13:00
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 227 Jon Ellison 18-Oct-17 17:23
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 236 Origyptian 18-Oct-17 18:26
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 247 Jon Ellison 18-Oct-17 19:01
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 192 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 03:44
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 182 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 05:36
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 313 molder 08-Nov-17 10:34
Re: ships on land thousands of slaves dug tracks at corinth 173 Tsurugi 09-Nov-17 05:55
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 218 Origyptian 18-Oct-17 01:53
Re: this is at odds with Newearth/Russian scientist findings/conclusions 155 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 03:47
Black Tracks 241 Barbelo 19-Oct-17 01:59
Re: Black Tracks 256 randompHactor 19-Oct-17 02:16
Re: Black Tracks 312 Barbelo 21-Oct-17 00:20
Re: Black Tracks 174 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 03:51
Turkey Tracks 258 Barbelo 17-Oct-17 22:51
Re: Turkey Tracks 264 Origyptian 17-Oct-17 23:47
Re: Turkey Tracks 215 Barbelo 18-Oct-17 02:03
Re: Turkey Tracks 248 Origyptian 18-Oct-17 02:07
Re: Turkey Tracks 242 Barbelo 18-Oct-17 03:00
Re: Turkey Tracks 237 Origyptian 18-Oct-17 04:22
Re: Turkey Tracks 303 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 05:58
Re: Turkey Tracks 2 258 Barbelo 18-Oct-17 23:54
Re: Turkey Tracks 2 218 Jon Ellison 19-Oct-17 01:03
Re: Turkey Tracks 2 183 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 19:00
Re: Turkey Tracks 147 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 04:07
Re: Turkey Tracks 175 Barbelo 07-Nov-17 05:00
Re: Turkey Tracks 200 Tsurugi 07-Nov-17 18:47
Re: Turkey Tracks 188 Origyptian 07-Nov-17 19:15
Re: Turkey Tracks 176 Jon Ellison 07-Nov-17 19:20
Re: Turkey Tracks 191 Origyptian 07-Nov-17 20:03
Re: Turkey Tracks 187 Jon Ellison 07-Nov-17 20:12
Re: Turkey Tracks 227 Origyptian 07-Nov-17 20:34
Re: Turkey Tracks 201 Jon Ellison 07-Nov-17 21:21
Re: Turkey Tracks 187 Origyptian 07-Nov-17 22:44
Re: Turkey Tracks 158 Jon Ellison 07-Nov-17 22:51
Re: Turkey Tracks 256 Origyptian 07-Nov-17 22:58
Re: Turkey Tracks 172 Jon Ellison 07-Nov-17 23:52
Re: Turkey Tracks 269 Tsurugi 08-Nov-17 08:38
Re: Turkey Tracks 241 Jon Ellison 08-Nov-17 09:58
Re: Turkey Tracks 145 Tsurugi 09-Nov-17 02:40
Re: Turkey Tracks 340 Jon Ellison 09-Nov-17 08:08
Re: Turkey Tracks 247 Tsurugi 25-Nov-17 08:10
Re: Turkey Tracks 185 Mike D 26-Nov-17 16:57
Re: Turkey Tracks 157 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 18:08
Re: Turkey Tracks 196 Mike D 27-Nov-17 09:47
Re: Turkey Tracks 219 Tsurugi 08-Nov-17 08:16
Re: Turkey Tracks 170 Barbelo 07-Nov-17 21:26
Re: Turkey Tracks 261 Tsurugi 08-Nov-17 08:46
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 172 Anonymous User 07-Nov-17 22:07
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 288 Mike D 25-Nov-17 13:44
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 200 molder 25-Nov-17 20:51
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 176 Mike D 26-Nov-17 12:46
The Diolkos 170 molder 26-Nov-17 21:36
Re: The Diolkos 172 Mike D 27-Nov-17 10:03
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 204 Mike D 26-Nov-17 13:15
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 174 Tsurugi 27-Nov-17 09:40
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 180 Mike D 27-Nov-17 10:40
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 203 Jon Ellison 27-Nov-17 11:07
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 171 Mike D 27-Nov-17 16:27
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 152 Jon Ellison 27-Nov-17 18:32
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 170 Mike D 28-Nov-17 10:05
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 152 Jon Ellison 28-Nov-17 11:03
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 201 Mike D 28-Nov-17 11:09
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 150 Jon Ellison 28-Nov-17 13:43
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 166 Mike D 28-Nov-17 14:55
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 137 Origyptian 28-Nov-17 16:05
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 171 Mike D 28-Nov-17 18:22
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 176 Origyptian 29-Nov-17 03:16
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 271 Mike D 29-Nov-17 09:54
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 194 Origyptian 29-Nov-17 15:06
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 127 Mike D 30-Nov-17 11:25
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 142 Jon Ellison 30-Nov-17 12:41
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 150 Origyptian 30-Nov-17 13:56
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 200 Mike D 30-Nov-17 14:11
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 307 Origyptian 30-Nov-17 15:32
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 156 Origyptian 28-Nov-17 15:49
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 163 Mike D 28-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 188 Tsurugi 28-Nov-17 04:50
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 191 Mike D 28-Nov-17 10:46
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 162 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 15:48
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 277 Mike D 27-Nov-17 16:40
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 155 Origyptian 28-Nov-17 05:35
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 182 Mike D 28-Nov-17 09:50
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 146 Origyptian 28-Nov-17 15:34
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 198 Mike D 29-Nov-17 18:23
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 165 Origyptian 30-Nov-17 05:15
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 176 Tsurugi 28-Nov-17 05:09
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 139 Mike D 28-Nov-17 09:44
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 171 Tsurugi 28-Nov-17 18:18
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 390 Audrey 28-Nov-17 03:14
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 183 Mike D 28-Nov-17 09:39
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 202 Tsurugi 28-Nov-17 18:30
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 179 molder 28-Nov-17 21:35
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 394 molder 18-Nov-17 22:20
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 203 Mike D 23-Nov-17 21:35
Re: Clapham Junction Malta 194 Mike D 23-Nov-17 21:46
Re: Chariot Tracks on The Streets of Pompeii 153 molder 30-Nov-17 05:22
Re: Chariot Tracks on The Streets of Pompeii 243 Mike D 30-Nov-17 10:59


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