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  1. HO Scale
    I'd like to buy EZ track for my HO scale train, running the Bachman brand locomotive you see in the picture. Right now the locomotive jumps the track pretty often. Someone suggested I buy larger radius track, but I don't know which radius to buy. I'm not even sure the radius I have already. But...
  2. HO Scale
    it is a Rock Island 1282 but there is no model number or anything saying who made it. Does anyone know?
  3. HO Scale
    Hi All I am a beginner with HO scale. About the sound of trains I often see such as: TSU, ESU, Proto, Pragon .... Does anyone have documents or websites that talk more about these sound brands? Thanks
  4. G / #1 Scale
    Every Christmas I do a large window display where I like to have a G scale train driving around. The train is on a timer and runs on and off through out the day. However my basic Bachmann train is not reliable. The wheels needed cleaning once a day and when the timer turns on the loco often...
  5. HO Scale
    There is a company producing die-cast HO models of CAT's tier 4 SD70. they're not functional, but very nice to look at. they show the locos around the 1:20 mark youtu.be/ahHUcbJYi1k?t=1m22s If you're thinking about ordering one, they're backordering right now, they'll be out in august. once...
  6. Technical Model Train Forum
    I'm automatically controlling my point-to-point train with an Arduino that I've programmed. I need a 12v DC power supply to run the train. Can anyone recommend a 12v power supply? The amps are my main concern, I think. My locomotive O gauge Williams diesel locomotive SD45-201. The...
  7. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I sell my german locomotives and waggons (all spur / track N). Locomotives: 15 pcs. for example: the locomotive 41114 by ARNOLD is included. Wagggon: Approximately 75 pcs. Tracks and so on are also included. Rare and old material. All of the material is in very good condition! From heritage...
  8. Product Promotion
    https://ideas.lego.com/projects/129767 I would like to ask for your help. LEGO Ideas is a website that permits the public to submit ideas for future LEGO products. If a project earns 10,000 votes, LEGO will consider making it into a set. LEGO is not a typical medium for model railroading...
  9. O Scale
    I have a 2344 locomotive and the horn does not work. I don't know exactly how the horn works. Having to use a battery is strange to me when you have a power source. Anyway... Using a 1033 90 watt transformer: When I use the whistle lever the relay closes I have continuity from the truck to...
  10. General Model Train Discussion
    My N scale Kato sd-45 running on DC progressively gets slower as the run time gets longer. While other trains appear to speed up as the running time lengthens, this particular locomotive somehow slows down to a crawl. This locomotive had prior problems, which caused me to convert it into a dummy...
  11. HO Scale
    centipede,baldwin
  12. General Model Train Discussion
    I started painting my N Scale locomotive today, but found myself using enamel paint, which I find very hard to work with. What should I do now? Thank you! Brandon
  13. Model Train Videos
    A brand new video shot today at the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum: Enjoy!
  14. Beginner Q & A
    Hello Everyone, Thanks for viewing. New to the forum so hopefully added this to the right area of the forum since well I am new to certain aspects of painting models. I got my hands on a RS-3 which has been put through the ringer and looking to add it to my collection. Who ever had this unit...
  15. General Model Train Discussion
    Howdy, I have a Roundhouse, 450 series (1950's) 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler kit (HO guage) that I am unable to assemble. I started it, but my eyes are old and tired and I just can't do it. I purchased a new can motor upgrade to install. Is there anybody out there, or does anyone know of anybody else...
  16. HO Scale
    Good morning all! I'd love to pick all of your brains and years of experience to get your recommendations for locomotive maintenance. If you had to bulletize a checklist, what would it look like? All I have is a box of old train stuff and my two youngest finally (last night) set up an oval...
  17. HO Scale
    A guy has a limited budget, but could still get some descent models: An Athearn Genesis 2-8-2 in the box for $30 A Rivarossi 4-6-2 for up to $35 Rivarossi Y6b for $35 Rivarossi Hudson for $30 An Old Champ 2-6-2 in the box for $20 A GHC 4-4-2 for $30, in the box, and a USMC Toys for Tots...
  18. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    like the title said they all brand new and with original boxes i had them in my office one a display, i never run the locomotive engine give me your best offer, any questions please email me or call my cell #917-968-2858. and i will trow in maybe more then 100 collectible Magazines Magazine...
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