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Old 11-09-2012, 07:11 AM   #1
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Maybe this should have been posted on the "How to keep trains from falling off the edge of the table" thread,
I still stop and watch trains go by.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:57 AM   #2
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I understand Bachmann's warranty even covers that...
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:29 AM   #3
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A five-star "Oops!" moment!

Another good reason why one should never, never stand underneath a crane load!

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:47 AM   #4
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Wow! Did you see the way the locomotive bends and moves as it hits... I am sure that the "frame" would need a little alignment after that fall.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:36 PM   #5
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Is that the correct break in method for a new locomotive
Layout as of November 2015: https://goo.gl/photos/1i9hGPPpk3in3Ej99
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #6
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Hate it when that happens....
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:37 PM   #7
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That must have been one helluva THUD! I'll bet you could feel the ground vibrate a half mile away.
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:39 PM   #8
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Ouch....that was expensive.
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Check out my HO build threads: [url]14X16 Switching style https://www.modeltrainforum.com/showthread.php?t=8241
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:50 PM   #9
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Dropping a HO train off a 4 foot high table is like dropping a real loco 348 feet.
If my math is right. Ouch !!! You see what 20 feet does.
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