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    Rivarossi Big Boy. How to take off rods?

    Hello. Can anyone tell me how can I take off the rods of Rivarossi's Big Boy, please? Thanks in advance. Kind Regards, Juan.
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    BIG BOY 4014 . Color references?

    Hello, I've got a Big Boy model from Rivarossi that I would like to refurbish. Well, in fact I NEED to refurbish it, from electronics to painting. And here is where I've got the issue. I would like to model the "new" Big Boy #4014. Could you give me any clue on the grey tones used in this...
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    Could you help me to identify this coach , please?

    Hello, I have received this coach and I don't know which kind of coach it is exactly, or in which train it was used. I know this is a Walthers H0 model, but nothing apart from that. The model didn't have a box. Could you give me some clue on this coach? Thanks in advance. Kind Regards, Juan.
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    El Capitan

    Hi, I am trying to purchase all cars for the "El Capitan" (1954) consist. It it not easy... And I would like also to paint the interiors and I've been looking for color pictures on that but I just found a couple of good pictures. Do you know of any web or book that could be of any help here...
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    Bachmann Spectrum 80-ton 3-truck Shay. Maintenance doubts.

    Hi ! I have purchased a few days ago a new Bachmann Spectrum 80-ton , 3-truck Shay locomotive. I am a fan of Shays and this Bachmann model looked so nice... Before purchasing it I searched for comments on these machines on forums (Bachmann is not my favorite branch...). Hence I was aware of...
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    ALCO DL500 trucks.

    Hello, I have got an old Lima's ALCO DL500. It is an old model, featuring one of these circular engines that is attached only to one of the trucks. I want to modify this model and, among other things, rebuild the mechanical part with a modern engine and traction on both trucks. I can't find...
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    Loksound Select Direct : sound gone

    Hello friends, I have recently purchased a Loksound Select Direct. I have tested it and everything worked perfectly and the sound was great. I proceeded to install it into an Atlas RS3 and it runs smoothly, lights work fine...but it has became totally mute. Not sound at all. I have reseted...
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    Atlas RS3 modification.

    Hi all, I would like to "change the face" of a couple of Atlas RS3. They have double headlights in each hood , as you know, and I would like to leave them with one single and bigger headlight in each hood. Do you know if Details West , Details Associates, or so, have a replacement for this...
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    Soundtraxx Tsunami : sound is very low.

    Hello, I have purchased recently a Soundtraxx Tsunami for ALCO 244 to be installed into an Atlas RS3. I have purchased also a Railmaster DS1436-8 Bass Reflex Speaker. I have completed the installation, and I have set all sound-related IPs to 255. The problem is that the sound is very low...
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    Soundtraxx Tsunami : Sound is very low

    Hello, I have purchased recently a Soundtraxx Tsunami for ALCO 244 to be installed into an Atlas RS3. I have purchased also a Railmaster DS1436-8 Bass Reflex Speaker. I have completed the installation, and I have set all sound-related IPs to 255. The problem is that the sound is very low...
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    The Runaway Train

    Hello friends, I would like to recreate the consist shown in the film titled "The Runaway Train". I do know what kind of locomotives were used in the film : two GP7, one F7 and one GP40 of ARR. But I am getting problems with the winterization hatches used in these machines (or others similar...




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