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  1. General Model Train Discussion
    Hi all, I'm really new to this hobby and thus far totally loving it! I have a complete noob question: I was reading in the in the owner's manual to my FT Passenger LIonchief Ready-to Run Set the following: Plug the Transformer into standard wall outlet Connect the Transformer to the...
  2. O Scale
    I have a super old Lionel 8300 engine and 4125 Transformer from my childhood (40 years ago). Over the last few years I have been visiting a Local Model Train Show each year and picking up Christmas Cars for it to run around our Christmas tree. My 6 Year old loves going. Anyway, the engine is...
  3. General Model Train Discussion
    I am helping out with my wife's company train in their dental office. They have a long 200 ish foot g scale train. The track is reasonable flat: no noticeable inclines, with a lot of corners keeping the track next to the walls in many different shaped rooms. The train is run by a Bridgewerk...
  4. O Scale
    :) I have been employing used cellphone rechargers with the end of the cord snipped off to power some of my layout needs. You can find these nearly anywhere - at Sally Ann's, used goods stores, pawn shops, etc., typically for 2-5 bucks per unit. They usually come in somewhat lower usable...
  5. G / #1 Scale
    Hi Everybody. Newbie to the forum here.... train operator/collector across many gauges for many years. So this is my latest hair-brained idea.... I am going to build an overhead indoor track which will run around my 1st floor area. About 10 years ago I started purchasing Aristocraft "stuff"...
  6. O Scale
    Finally got the table built for the new layout. (8x5)… Going to have 2 mainline loops with 2 engines running at a time. Going to have a passing siding on the outside loop and some industrial sidings on the inside. The switches will be 1122’s with the isolation pins in the proper place to...
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