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  1. Locomotive manufacturers

    Beginner Q & A
    So, since I am new to model railroading, I am trying to get a perspective on the various manufacturers of locomotives. I have compiled a list of the various brands that I am aware of and with which I have had some experience. Kato: Kato seems like they have the right blend of variety, sturdy...
  2. QSI questions about Atlas MP15

    DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    I have an Atlas HO MP15 Gold. Looks like I fried the decoder. Looking at the QSI site I can't see how to determine what QSI decoder I need to replace it with. Atlas disavows any knowledge or responsibility to help in any way, beyond "go to the QSI site". I can't find the QSI page that tells...
  3. Decisions regarding track

    O Scale
    Hi All, As I have mentioned in some other threads, I am new in the hobby and going with O scale. I have purchased a nice MTH freight set with their RealTrax. I am going with a freight yard theme and a before I make the investment for extra I wanted to use the correct type. I am considering...
  4. N Scale atlas switch causing loco 'bog down'

    Beginner Q & A
    Hi all, I've finally gotten around to wiring up my switch and putting it in my layout. This is the only AC accessory I have right now and anytime I press the button to toggle the switch my locomotive slows right down. I should note that I'm not holding the button down for long and that I've...
  5. For Sale: Atlas HO Berskhire Valley Layout track set

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    My father was building the Atlas Berkshire Valley layout for my kids and then decided to move to Florida permanently. I bought the track layout package from Atlas but I don't have room for it in my house so I'm trying to sell it. The track is unused but alot of it was removed from packaging to...
  6. Just Aquired

    N Scale
    My late god father left me his collection of model train. I'm hoping I came to the right place to get educated about the value of the trains and bulidings. All of the trains (as far as I can tell) are all N scale. There are many different brands such as Revell, AHM, Bachmann, Atlas, & Arnold...
  7. Wanted Atlas HO AEM-7 Amtrak Phase III

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello Everyone, I am interested in purchasing an Atlas AEM-7 for Amtrak in phase III paint scheme in either road number #908 or 911. If anyone has any available please let me know. Thanks in advance. Eric Kreszl Just to let everyone know I was able to find a AEM-7 today that I was looking...
  8. Wiring multiple Atlas turnouts on one switch machine

    Technical Model Train Forum
    Hey, I'm new to the whole site and forum thing, but after searching through the forums for some time, have not been able to find a thread that answers my question. I have sections on my layout where I have laid double track. I added sets of Atlas turnouts on both so my train can interchange...
  9. New to the website / Large HO scale train collection

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the site. I'm here to learn alittle about ho scale trains and also use this classified forum. My late stepfather had a large collection of ho scale trains that i would like to start listing. I think there are around 200 pieces that i have to sort out. I...
  10. Atlas rolling stock couplers

    O Scale
    Scale: O 3 Rail I notice ATLAS has the smaller coupler, which is scale, on their rolling stock. Do they also have the same size coupler on rolling stock that Lionel has? All the pics I have seen show the "scale" smaller couplers on their rolling stock. I'd like to purchase some, but don't...
  11. WANTED: Atlas "O" FM Erie Built U.P.

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hi, I am looking for a Atlas FM "O" Erie Built U.P. Powered "A" or "B". Introduced in about 2005. Denny Todd Las Vegas, NV .
  12. Atlas O - Custom Supreme O Switch (11 Available)

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello all, Selling these mint condition never been used units for my father. He has 11 Atlas O - Custom Supreme 0 Switches (0 Gauge) available - $50 each O-36 Lefthand Remote O-36 Righthand Remote O-45 Lefthand Remote O-45 Righthand Remote I do not know much about these, my father is the...
  13. atlas o Industrial Rail Sante Fe - Locomotive connection to tender?

    O Scale
    I just bought the Atlas Deluxe Work train, and I'm having a REALLY hard time connecting the wire from the tender to the locomotive. Any suggestions? I sent an e-mail to two different people at Atlas 3 days ago, but so far no response. Thanks, Jim