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1  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Micro trains coupler conversion for new Amfleet cars on: November 16, 2015, 10:50:31 AM
To be honest, I just cut off the rapido, and made the L part of the arm with the box behind the diaphragm, then drilled and tapped the arm and mounted I believe a 2004... Or whatever the MT underslung coupler is.
Sorry If it's misleading, I can take a few pics if you'd like.
2  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Spectrum J problem on: October 05, 2013, 01:35:41 AM
My suggestion is to get rid of the 11.25" curves. The Bmann 4-8-4's should be on broader curves, try 12" curves instead
I know it says the minimum is 11.25 but I'm telling you broader is better.
Tape might work, but do not sand/file the flanges... you will cause more problems than you already have... 
 If you can take a picture of the affected area for us.
3  Discussion Boards / HO / Bachmann DCC decoder problems on: July 25, 2013, 10:32:20 PM
Hello all,
I've got a DCC Equipped F7 that won't respond to inputs  while I'm trying to program it.
First off i use a MRC Prodigy Advance Dcc.
my biggest problem is it won't accept a new address.. I have a EZ DCC controller but i do not want to use single numbers. I'd like to use 3-4 digit numbers but it wont change in cv 17 or 18 ( or 29 for that matter)
my other problem is it won't respond to acceleration and deceleration modes or start voltage either.

I am on the verge of just replacing the whole decoder but let's face it most decoders are expensive and when you have one that's already equipped you'd rather not go and change it.

Any thoughts?
4  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Acela HHP-8 on: May 16, 2010, 09:57:33 PM
yea saw the body shell but what would i do with it after i stripped of the pantos

btw r0bert you still at the trainhuas in warrenton?
havent been able to drop by currently stuck in MD for training... (ill be back in MO the 20th though..)
5  Discussion Boards / N / Acela HHP-8 on: May 16, 2010, 09:41:20 PM
just bought 2 HHP-8's, they run great overhead and two rail!
look great

now my question is where can i get the pantographs for them?
im looking for them for an E60CP i bought that i am rebuilding (since BMann wont re-release them again  Cry  )
 thanks
-PVT Austin
6  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Your Favorite N scale Locomotive on: January 21, 2009, 06:53:04 PM
fave body wise.. the Kato P42
fave puller Life Like GP38-2 (original not proto)
fave running engine Kato SD70M
fave pos (yes i have a fave crud bucket) Bachmann F7 (sorry but its on my fave list!) even though i need a new frame...motor.... couplers... and everything but the shell  Grin
fave idea for loco Bachmann DD40AX (come on you guys bring them on!!!)
all time fave Athearn Big Boy.
7  Discussion Boards / N / Re: DD40X shipping date on: January 21, 2009, 06:45:39 PM
springfield where? MO, ILL...the rest of the 48's? lol
and still no pictures of it?
please dont become PCM they say theyre coming out with a loco then never do it...
8  Discussion Boards / N / Re: DD40X Announcement on: August 08, 2008, 10:06:34 PM
Split frame? can it be changed to DCC? i am going all out on DCC products so i need to know if it can be DCC-inized

(btw get Madden NFL '09 12:00am !!!!)
9  Discussion Boards / N / Re: DD40X Announcement on: August 01, 2008, 03:17:52 AM
ok so any pictures of this loco (not prototype, the model Wink )
10  Discussion Boards / N / Re: DD40X Announcement on: July 21, 2008, 02:08:54 AM
thats what i want to know...is it the Spectrum line?
11  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Looking for manuals of my older Bachmann stock on: May 02, 2008, 09:40:45 AM
from what ive seen bud, theres nothing, but id say turn those locos in to dummies buy the nicer newer ones and pick an era,  most SD40's never saw F7's the SD40 were in production through the `70's the F series, through the `50's. also pick a region you want to model in america.
12  Discussion Boards / N / Re: N scale E33/E44 from Bachmann? on: May 02, 2008, 09:26:32 AM
hey dave are ya gonna buy the GG1?
and thos E33 would be nice for us N modelers heck ill move my layout back to the east coast, if we had an E33 lol
13  Discussion Boards / N / new Dash 8-40's how are they? on: May 02, 2008, 09:18:45 AM
So how do these beauts run? ive been eyeing these things for a while, i just want to know how the run, pull, and the features.
b/c the other loco is a Kato Dash 9-44CW either that or a R/C Helicopter......

and for those who know me on this forum im not dead, but my computer is lol
14  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Simon on Amtrak again and a message for the Bachmann on: January 31, 2008, 02:43:01 PM
yes please bring back the E60P id like to own a new one, and the DD40AX,

but imho simon Bach does have the E60, but its in a set unfourtuantly
also ask the guys on the Atlas Forum ( i cant post a link sorry)
15  Discussion Boards / N / Re: Quick fix for rapido couplers on Bmann cars & locos on: January 31, 2008, 02:40:23 PM
sadly my camera fell into the Missouri river as i slipped down the banks after takin pictures of a UP SD70M, SD45, GE 40C-8 consist

but when i can i will here
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