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Old 12-23-2012, 07:07 PM   #1
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Bachmann ez track auto reversing system

Does anyone have one of these, anyone know how it works? I've seen the auto reversing track and see no sensors or anything......
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:37 PM   #2
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Surprised i've never heard of auto reversing circuit boards, guess that's what everyone used on reversing loops before dcc.
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:34 PM   #3
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Did not know Bachmann made such. There are circuit boards out there though.
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Old 12-24-2012, 11:55 AM   #4
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Bachmann Reverse Loop controller

You need one of these automatic Reverse Loop controllers for DCC
when you have a WYE or a loop of track that comes back
on itself...visualize a single track with a loop at one end.

If you followed the right rail around the loop you would
see that it then BECOMES the left rail. Thus: A short
circuit.

To avoid this you insulate the loop. Connect the Reverse loop
controller to the main track...and it's secondary to the insulated
loop. When a loco or lighted car hits the insulated section
it causes a minute 'short' that causes the controller to
reverse polarity in the loop to match that of the incoming
train...thus eliminating the operator having the need to
throw manual switches to do the same thing.

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Old 12-24-2012, 11:57 AM   #5
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Bachmann Reverse Loop controller

Forgot to mention...I have 2 Bachmann Reverse loop
controllers.

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Old 12-24-2012, 01:08 PM   #6
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I have one and it works just fine.
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:17 PM   #7
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I didn't wanna discuss it too much while this listing on ebay was still available. I haven't seen one of these , seen it and had to have it.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/COCA-COLA-TO...vip=true&rt=nc

I couldn't understand how it worked untill I researched it and found the bachmann's reverse loop box.
The streetcar itself has no bumpers or anything to be directional.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:04 AM   #8
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Anyone own a town square trolley ?
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