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    Kato turnout and power routing ?

    I have changed all TO's to non power routing and it seems that all is well. Your replies were all helpful and showed that I had not furnished all background. Power leads are secure. Since the loco had run on this route earlier, some of the turnouts were switched. I did not and will not study the...
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    Kato turnout and power routing ?

    On my switching layout I have six turnouts and power supplied at three points. On one route from spur to spur, the loco quits. It runs everywhere else and would run on this route earlier. I think I need to move the screws on each turnout from power routing to non power routing. I believe that...
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    Coupler problems - need advice

    I need to get my specs and a good light and will do so soon and get back. However, I'm moving toward a switching layout featuring lots of switching so having to fiddle with the couplers to get them to mesh has little appeal.
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    Coupler problems - need advice

    I have Kato #176-4372 NW2 that will not couple with my Micro Trains #120 00 262 box car nor my Micro Trains #035 00 242 B & O stock car. Furthermore, I'm planning for magnetic decoupling. Given that all are n scale, what Micro Trains couplers should I use to replace both front and rear...




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