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  1. Bachmann Light Mountain 4-8-2 Squealing Motor Noise

    HO Scale
    Afternoon Everyone, I'm new to the board so I apologise if this has been posted in the incorrect area. A quick search didn't bring up anything similarly related. I recently purchased a "new" old Bachmann Spectrum Light Mountain 4-8-2. It's DCC ready but is currently running in DC mode as I've...
  2. G Bachmann K27 - $250 - Read description

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    This listing is for a garage find Bachmann K27. I normally deal in smaller scales so this is well outside what I need. It is a Bachmann K27 with the Royal Gorge Route. I've spent the day cleaning it up but could use one more going over. Everything works. There is minor damage to the tender...
  3. Need help with identifying the value of a set

    HO Scale
    So I have a box from my grandpa that claims to be a Bachmann Challenger. However, when I tried to look for it on the web for it's value, I find that the Bachmann Challenger is orange. I have this...
  4. Family owned company selling estate cleanout items- Lionel, Mantua, Bachmann, etc.

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hi guys, I help manage a family owned cleanout company with my dad and we have a lot of train hobby items that we are selling on ebay. We even have some Lionel items! The link to our store is: https://www.ebay.com/str/mikediscountstore We also just sent a huge lot to a local auction house we do...
  5. Are The EZ Track Crossovers power- routing or not??

    HO Scale
    I'm assembling a DC layout, and would like to know if the Bachmann crossovers are power routing, because I'm going to be running a double loop setup with two DC controllers and two B- man crossovers. Heres a link to one...
  6. Bachmann GP35

    HO Scale
    I want to remove the shell on my Bachmann GP35 with DCC to add lights to the number boards but can't get the shell off. Any tricks I am missing? I tried searching for posts but there aren't any. Thanks, Dan
  7. HO engines + cars

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Got to downsize. Have O, S, G, and the HO scales have to go. Paypal F&F only, please. Prices are negotiable. Engines: Bachmann #51315 Baldwin 2-8-0 Consolidation Union Pacific #617 w/DCC Great runner w/boxSOLD Bachmann #608067's GP30 Diesel B&O #6936 w/ box w/ DCC. HAs damaged front...
  8. Bachmann 0-6-0 w/tender

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    AT&SF Bachmann 0-6-0 with tender. Very good condition. Runs and lights. http://www.ebay.com/itm/252167183311 Thanks, Tim
  9. 2-6-6-2 steam locomotives

    HO Scale
    2-6-6-2 spectrum DCC & SOUND loco
  10. Cheap New Old Stock Available!

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    This post has moved to the retailer forum
  11. Train Won't Run

    HO Scale
    I got a Bachmann DCC GP40 for Christmas and its been running great for a couple of weeks now, but after a seven day hiatus, I ran it for about twenty minutes then it broke down. The back light comes on, the front light does not work and the locomotive would not run forward or backward at all...
  12. Convert Bachmann non-DCC turnouts to DCC Control

    DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    Hello All, I am new to this forum and have re-entered model railroading after a several decade hiatus. For my first setup I have tried to go the most inexpensive route and purchased the Bachmann "Your First Railroad" EZ Track Set along with a Bachmann SD40-2 DCC equipped Loco and the NCE Power...
  13. Dummy locos with working lights

    General Model Train Discussion
    SCROLL DOWN FOR QUICK FIX I CAME UP WITH. I'LL KEEP ORIGINAL QUESTIONS UP Recently, I thought of turning my bachmann gp35 into a dummy engine. But I would like to keep the lights working. It's got Bachmann's DCC onboard decoder, so it works with DC and DCC. I thought of putting on metal...
  14. my layout. ON DA FLOOR!

    My Layout
    my pictures of my layout. includes CP Rail GP35 #5009, Union Pacific DD40AX #6900, and CN Rail F9 Diesel #9162 some of my cars i would like to share is CN Rail Rainbow Edition cylindrical hopper Via Rail "Columbia" dome car
  15. Bachmann-Dynamis and 5-A-Booster Districts

    DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    [This is should only be of interest to users who already have a Bachmann/Dynamis and Bachmann-5-Amp-Booster(s). You should not attempt to use this solution or a similar one if you do not understand DCC-phase-alignment of DCC power-stations in the DCC-powered-track-districts, or do not fully...
  16. Reasons for why Bachmann ducks?

    General Model Train Discussion
    Reasons for why Bachmann sucks? I hear a lot of complaints about Bachmann's products. Now, my layout is basically all bachmann. I've only had two complaints about them. 1, they have useless couplers installed on their starter sets. 2, some of their engines lack detail. Those are my only...
  17. Guess What Came!

    HO Scale
    Alright, on December 29th, I ordered a Bachmann 0-6-0 U.P. Greyhound HO train.(You may of noticed this on the "Is Bachmann good?" thread. I payed for the best shipping. They said it would arrive in 4 business days. After those days wen't by, I contacted them and asked, "When is it going to...
  18. Big Locos Vs Curve Radius

    HO Scale
    Hey everyone. This week I got myself into a pickle, and now I'm looking for advice. I just bought a HO scale Bachmann DD40AX #6900. As soon as I tried placing it on my section of 18" radius Bachmann EZ track curve, I came to realize my rookie mistake. I have heard these huge engines will work on...
  19. Is Bachmann good?

    HO Scale
    Alright, I'm new on this forum so I hope I posted this in the right spot. I ordered a Usra 0-6-0 with Smoke and Vanderbilt Tender - U.P. 4441 (Greyhound) from Bachmann. The price seemed alright to me. I'm also new to Bachmann.(I'm a Atheann guy) Is Bachmann a good train co? I also know on the...
  20. Quality HO Op. Videos

    HO Scale
    The first three videos show trains in operation on my HO layout. The fourth video is a layout update video which showcases the work which had been done. If you'd like to see more HO, O scale, full scale, or live steam footage please visit my channel - YouTube.com/TheSteamChannel or...
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