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  1. O Scale
    I am using O27 track and am tired of dealing with pins. Most of the track I bought used and pin fit is difficult. Can I replace the pins with joiners? If so, any recommendations as to which one would be appropriate for O27? I saw Atlas #6092 that I thought might fit.
  2. O Scale
    I have not seen this smooth top switch cover any where else. Anyone know about it? It must have come with the set in 1939 or 1940.
  3. General Model Train Discussion
    I just pulled my father's train set out of storage, it hasn't been used since the 80's. I had the KW transformer refurbished and I cleaned up the steam locomotives. They run great and I couldn't be happier but I wanted to try and set up a more elaborate track. I found two pair of remote switches...
  4. O Scale
    I'm thinking about a layout, but I don't think the switches that I want exist. Does anyone make custom track? Picture two circles that touch in the middle like a figure 8. Where they overlap it basically brings together four curved pieces. The switching part of the track would go from one curve...
  5. Beginner Q & A
    Hi All! Just a quick note of introduction here: I’m the proud inheritor of a good bunch of O-27 trains, tracks, and accessories. Having had kids, and moved out of our 768-square-foot apartment, my parents have passed on my share of the family trains. were mine as a kid and before that, my...
  6. O Scale
    What is the best, or easiest, or recommended way of pressing/compressing a replacement Truck Pivot Stud into place? The 'collector' truck is a Lionel O27 8030-15, and is part of my 8030 Illinois Central GP9 engine. The engine can be seen on the inner loop in this video...
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