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16  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Cab Removal on: January 27, 2018, 08:45:51 PM
Jord,
It's also easier if you pull the red cover off the switch.

Adam

Correct!  Grin
17  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Pros and Cons> 2-6-0 Indy Mogul on: January 14, 2018, 04:44:11 PM
Hi Bill,

I have one on the way from a fellow forum member on LCS.. It's due here next Thursday. I let you know how it is after it's shakedown on my railroad.
18  Discussion Boards / Large / Pros and Cons> 2-6-0 Indy Mogul on: January 12, 2018, 11:02:33 PM
How about some reviews on the 2-6-0 Industrial Mogul?
19  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Heisler Power Issues on: January 08, 2018, 05:53:07 PM
When you remove power from the rear truck is the front truck moving in the same direction as the rear one did? Huh?
20  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: 4 6 0 to MTH DCS conversion on: January 02, 2018, 10:23:33 AM
Ah! You are learning about Annies grasshopper.
21  Discussion Boards / Large / 2018 on: January 01, 2018, 09:44:54 AM
Happy New Year to all! May this year give no derailments in life.  Grin
22  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Brass Gears on: December 13, 2017, 08:30:06 PM
Thanks for the list Bill. Very helpful. Cheesy
23  Discussion Boards / Large / Brass Gears on: December 12, 2017, 10:58:26 AM
Which Bachmann locos have ALL brass gears?  Huh?
24  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Sound Systems for Bachman G Scale steam train sets on: November 20, 2017, 05:01:55 PM
I use this system with my locos but with battery power, but it will work with powered track as well. I think it is a bargain and works very well.
http://www.reindeerpass.com/crest-electronics-revolution-model-train-controller.aspx
25  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: My North Star Express Has its' Tender But My Track Powered JS Cars Squeak on: November 20, 2017, 10:36:12 AM
Check the wheel gauge on the coaches. If they are too wide they will "sing" on the rails. Look at measurement "B" below.
26  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Battling the tarry build up. The fight is real.. on: November 18, 2017, 12:38:17 PM
Bachmann METAL wheels are NOT steel! They are some alloy of zinc and who knows what. They are not ferromagnetic* metal. They do not rust. Mystery metal of some alloy.

*Materials that can be magnetized, which are also the ones that are strongly attracted to a magnet, are called ferromagnetic (or ferrimagnetic). These include iron, nickel, cobalt, some alloys of rare-earth metals, and some naturally occurring minerals such as lodestone.

27  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: LED headlight on: November 08, 2017, 09:51:07 PM
The resister can be attached to either the anode (+) or the cathode (-) and it limits the current and keeps the LED from blowing out. I myself always attach the resister to the anode (long  lead) but can verify it works on the short lead too.  Wink
28  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? on: September 17, 2017, 09:46:24 PM
The length of the track should not make any real difference. Did you unplug/re-plug the hand control cable? Maybe it was making a poor connection when you experienced your problems.  Huh? Glad it was not your motive power.
29  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? on: September 14, 2017, 03:17:20 PM
I have Bachmann 10 Wheelers and the Rail truck and mine both will run fine with any setting on the USAT power pack. Setting it to a lower scale only seems to lower the max output voltage. My motive power runs well with any waveform setting.  Undecided

BTW, I took my Train Power 10 out of service and replaced it with a Bidgewerks system and then an Aristo TE system because I wanted radio control and the sound system in my Aristo 0-4-0 wouldn't work correctly on linear DC. It needs PWC (Greg clued me into that  Grin).
30  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? on: September 14, 2017, 07:33:25 AM
Rusty
Sorry to hear the 4-6-0 problem persists.  Embarrassed
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