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  1. Help!

    O Scale
    I have a small video of the problem I am having. I have a short somewhere on these two switches causing a spark on the caboose and engine whenever they travel over the switch in the "switched inside" position. There are no sparks whatsoever when the train is traveling in the oval direction...
  2. Train stuttering around the track

    HO Scale
    Alright I'm pretty new at this hobby and I just finished wiring up my table. I did block wiring with single cab and 8 blocks. I did a lot of research before I attempted to even start doing anything wire related. I just tried running a train around the track for the first time earlier today...
  3. Troubleshooting My 4-8-4 GS6?

    HO Scale
    So I just layed some EZ track around my dinner table and for some reason, my Bachmann onboard GS 4-8-4 loses all power near the end of the first curve (22" radius). The loops isn't even that long either. Suggestions? Thanks!
  4. Restoring a 1964 Lionel Set. Need Help!

    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...
  5. 1122 Switch Trouble Shooting

    O Scale
    I've got 2 - 1122 and 2-1122 E switches. Haven't been used since 1950's. Plunger will not come out in one so I think it is toast. I'm re-wiring the switch lever boxes. After hooking them back up according to how the wire goes on the switch, they still fail to move the switch. Makes some...
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