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    Has Atlas Acquired all of MTH Tooling Since they Stopped Production?

    Oh, thats the Industrial line which is definitely O27. I don’t even think they make the Industrial line anymore. Their Trainman and Master lines are much nicer and full O scale. But the only steamer they’ve released in Master was a USRA 0-6-0 switcher AFAIK.
  2. rplst8

    Has Atlas Acquired all of MTH Tooling Since they Stopped Production?

    Steam? Where'd they get that tooling from?
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    Has Atlas Acquired all of MTH Tooling Since they Stopped Production?

    Atlas announced that their first issue from the MTH tooling will be the 70' Madison heavyweight passenger cars. https://shop.atlasrr.com/b-atlas-reveals-first-mth-model.aspx Additionally, AFAIK no announcement has been made on the Premier steam tooling, so I think MTH still owns that. They did...
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    Where to find truck springs?

    Thanks, I would have never thought to look there - but alas, nothing that meets the dimensions I need.
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    Where to find truck springs?

    Thanks. I should have specified, the springs for the sprung trucks are S scale size. Kadee doesn't make S scale trucks. The springs for the leading/trailing trucks of the steam loco are HO. I've seen some spring assortments while searching, but none I've found give the spring rates, and only...
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    Where to find truck springs?

    I'm looking for replacement springs, both the kind that go above a leading or trailing truck on a steam locomotive and the kind that go in sprung freight car trucks. Anyone know of any suppliers/retailers for that sort of thing online? I tried acxesspring.com and their other site...




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