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  1. Bild-A-Loco motor

    Tinplate
    Try as I might I could not find any good pictures of Bild-a-loco motor disassembly. So here is my pictorial with some of the more salient observations. The motor I have has a type 4 pickup which is easily removed by loosening the thumb screws on either end. The center rail power is applied...
  2. DIY simple remote control for locos

    Technical Model Train Forum
    Hi everyone I am quite new to the Modeling. Started last year. At the time I was starting I wanted to have some kind of advance controlling of locos. Since I am very limited by the space, I have decided to go with a small N scale layout. In the meantime, I have found the simple DC control is...
  3. DIY: Test Stand Rollers

    O Scale
    Back in the day,” as the kids would say, we used to build things we needed. Not that the purchased item wouldn’t be better or nicer looking, we simply didn’t have the money. These are simple test stand rollers for Lionel Steam Locomotives. I don’t know if they’ll fit diesels ‘cause I don’t...
  4. detail parts

    N Scale
    Wheres a good place to buy detail parts for scratch builds? I want to try my hand at building a house or two. I'm looking mainly for doors, windows, siding, shingles, and really, any other house related parts. I've looked on modeltrainstuff, fiferhobby and hobbylinc, but they don't really seem...
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