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  1. ChinaHaun19

    What is wrong with my locomotive?

    Thank you, as further digging has led me to understand that not only did I outgrow the powerpack the set came with, I outgrew it a few times over... and even the upgrade I was considering.... before I decided to wait today, would not have sufficed!!!!
  2. ChinaHaun19

    What is wrong with my locomotive?

    I have pretty much solved the problem with the track by doing the tab bending trick. I used to have the layout on a rug, but I moved it into a large linoleum floor kitchen. But then today I bought a Williams Bachmann diesel locomotive, and when I put it on the track, it doesn’t go anywhere...
  3. ChinaHaun19

    What is wrong with my locomotive?

    thanks for taking the time to write me! I had completely disassembled the track layout last night and what I did was rebuild a small oval, doing the trick where I slightly bend the center rail tabs up toward the outer left rail. After a couple taps of the finger this worked and the engine has...
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    What is wrong with my locomotive?

    I have a Lionel 1900 on fastrack I got a month ago. I’ve used it quite heavily and run it every day and have switched layout designs a few times. the locomotive headlight started going out occasionally and the locomotive would stop when this happens. It seemed to start happening at several...
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    Severe continuity issue: How do I go about switching out fastrack for something else?

    A month ago I bought a Lionel starter set complete with fastrack. Worked great for three weeks. I have used my set heavily. I quickly expanded my layout by investing some $280 in track. But over the last week, a severe continuity problem developed. I’ve tried doing that “tab” thing on several...
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    Two killed when Lionel freight train plows through end-track office

    CCTV footage below shows violent, deadly crash. On Saturday, two railroad employees and a pet pig of the office were killed when a train, which breaks had failed, crashed violently into the office which was located...
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    Starting up a long O-guage train, and gradually increasing its speed until it crashes.

    This video shows how inappropriately high speeds can render an otherwise safe layout into a death zone. The train gradually increases in speed over a period of 3 minutes until it reaches a critical level of speed and violently crashes onto an N gauge track.
  8. ChinaHaun19

    Hi I’m Sherman and...

    thank you! I like to focus my layouts more with vertical and horizontal track complexity.
  9. ChinaHaun19

    Hi I’m Sherman and...

    My triple layout, including the O gauge Lionel that I have been gradually painting Metallic Gloss colors. Over, Under, Up and Down, safe and sound.
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    Hi I’m Sherman and...

    hah thanks!!! I want to go for an “alien world” train layout, colorful and sci-fi style
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    Hi I’m Sherman and...

    Hi I’m Sherman and I’ve recently and abruptly developed a hobby of doing model trains and... I brush paint them with enamel. I obtained a new O gauge Lionel 1900 set and did this. Was this the right thing to do?




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