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1  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: traction wheels on: March 17, 2015, 10:06:32 AM
Thank you James from florida....and remind me not to ask anymore questions in here.....these engines mean alot to me.......they may be junk to others but not me.....parts were ordered and they work fine for as much as they get used......Rember someday.....your prized dc will be old also
2  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: traction wheels on: March 13, 2015, 09:08:08 AM
Ok where do I find those
3  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: traction wheels on: March 12, 2015, 12:32:06 PM
I did that and.lost all pulling.power.......I have two small grades and they won't even pull 5 cars up the grade......found some 8 mm rubbers for dental braces that I am going to try tonight before I deal with Bachmann backorders
4  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: traction wheels on: March 12, 2015, 10:24:09 AM
For what they are they run well......more reliving old memories that anytime else
5  Discussion Boards / HO / traction wheels on: March 11, 2015, 09:41:42 PM
Ok a little help here    I have a few old Bachman ho diesel locos that the rubber traction wheels have fell apart.....do they still offer these little rubbers and if so how the hell do you find them in the catalogs.....anybody got a part number
6  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Transmission fluid on: March 13, 2014, 09:09:28 PM
Current mechanic 35 years.   Father modeled all my life (55)  years and monthly used at on rails. Ho and o...I do it also and have not cleaned track in 2 years.  Nicole or brass and I run plastic and metal wheels.no I'll effects.i have many rolling stock that are older than I am that have run on at rails and are still just fine
7  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Transmission fluid on: March 12, 2014, 09:50:43 PM
Many parts inside automatic trannies are plastic...they operate with no ill affects
8  Discussion Boards / Plasticville U.S.A. / Re: Circuit Diagram or Picture of Circuit Board for Shell Diesel Horn Item # 46208 on: February 15, 2014, 03:05:55 PM
Good Luck,,,,been asking asking same question for about a year now
9  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: mounting screw sizes on: February 13, 2014, 11:25:37 AM
Ok I have the tools,,,,I have the know how,,,,been doing this off and on for 40 plus years. I'm a machinist with the equipment needed,,,,just looking for a size rather than having to modify  NEW engines,,,,parts offers an assortment of screws for n gauge,,thought they might for Ho is all
10  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: mounting screw sizes on: February 13, 2014, 12:10:09 AM
Was trying to avoid that. You would think you could find them in parts,,,they list them for n gauge. But could not find them for Ho
11  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Spectrum 3 Truck Climax DCC on: February 13, 2014, 12:02:15 AM
Aré the drive shafts turning,,,,,i hard to reattach mine right out of the box
12  Discussion Boards / HO / mounting screw sizes on: February 12, 2014, 11:19:39 PM
Ok so I am going to convert all My 0-6-0 locos to 2-6-2 ,found leading and trailing trucks no problem,,,even found the springs. Problem is the mounting screws,.anybody have an idea as to the length and diameter or where I can find them in the bachman site  Huh?
13  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Bachmann Daylight 4449 on: February 12, 2014, 01:58:21 PM
Are thinking selling,,,,if so got a pic and price
14  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: new to THIS forum on: February 12, 2014, 12:10:11 PM
Yes Im seeing that,,,been buying new to go with the old and like what I have so far except that two of the steamers I have purchased have already had to be replaced in less than a years use when I have 20 and 30 year old engines that still run as good as My new ones,,,,,hell I still have My Santa Fe prairie that is going on 40 years old,first engine from a Starter set that ran the rails for hours at atime and still does
15  Discussion Boards / HO / new to THIS forum on: February 11, 2014, 09:53:27 PM
New here. Found My way here through looking for a repair request but system seem to be down,,,,,. I model Ho and inch and a half scale.been out of it do to life,but back in with a vengence. I am mainly steam,but starting to look at early deisele to. Hope to chat and maybe help a few out. Tis a great hobby that is what you make of it  Shocked
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