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  1. HO Scale
    Hi & thanks for taking the time to read this. I'm a N00B at this so please bear with me and with any responses please write them out as if you're talking to a 10 year old with pictures if possible as my understanding is very basic. I'm helping my dad out with his HO & O scale layouts and after...
  2. O Scale
    Howdy, I purchased two of these switches for my new layout and it's my first experience with them. Both were described as new in box but look to be older stock as the date on the packaging says 2004. My left hand switch works perfectly. No issues. The right hand switch is having some odd...
  3. General Model Train Discussion
    I am going to tell the full story here. I finished applying ballast about three weeks ago, and every weekend after that was dedicated to cleaning the track. It worked, for a while at least. Here is the weird part, IT SOMETIMES WORK, SOMETIMES NOT SO MUCH! Only this morning, my trains ran smooth...
  4. 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...
  5. O Scale
    Hey guys, I am brand new on here, and to model trains. I recently acquired a 1964 Lionel 6 Unit Ready To Run train set #11450 from my girlfriends family. I would like to restore it and get it running again but I am unaware of how much that would deplete the value of the set. I had ran it for a...
  6. DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    Hello, I am new to DCC, in fact i just started messing around with my N Scale stuff for the first time in 15 years and didn't know it existed until a few weeks ago. Being very intrigued by the possibilities i jumped into buy a MRC Prodigy Express set up. I have built a 3'x4' N Scale layout with...
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