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Atlas O Center Rail not black. What the heck?

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Ugh, just came back from 40 minute drive each way to a Miami store to support local business and the two pieces of Atlas O 6053 I bought don't have the top of the center rail painted black. The part number is correct. Sides are fine. ARGHHHHH. The 6050 piece I bought is fine.

Is this common? Any fix that holds up and doesn't interfere electrically?

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As far as I know, Atlas-O center rail was always black. But many folks said they encountered a residue that caused conductivity issues. (Not sure WHY that's the case, because Gargraves/Ross users never encountered that issue.) So everybody buffed the black top off the center rail of their Atlas-O track anyway -- resulting in much better performance.

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