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    Converting track power to battery power

    Hello, its hard to tell you how to do it in words. Ill try and see if I can find an old 4-6-0 bachmann laying around and ill take some digital photos of me doing it and post it on here. Its fairly easy. You got a soldering gun or iron and all the necessary tools for wiring? ahaha. Ill work...
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    K-Line Turns to Bankruptcy Court for Protection

    So whats this going to do? send Kline stuff sky rocketing? I have stuff in mint condition thats original Kline stuff from the 50's and what not. What about todays stuff? will the prices drop or rise? MTH will be the deffinite big fish. I agree with the other guy, just watch! and give it time!.
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    Boiler Inspections

    Hey im new to the board, but a bunch of us are building small mining locos to run off of a gas engine. The only reason were doing that is we have safety in mind. Because with small children they always like to touch things when they wanna see and we dont want them burning their hands and...

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