Search results

ModelRailroadForums.com is a free Model Railroad Discussion Forum and photo gallery. We cover all scales and sizes of model railroads. Whether you're a master model railroader or just getting started, you'll find something of interest here.


  1. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    Thanks all! Sounds like I have some work to do
  2. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    They did not need to be re-quarter. They have been that way when the side rods were attached but not functioning well. Willie it's an HO steam train. Thanks
  3. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    Yes, it is an HO steamer
  4. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    Yes I think I understand. They are as you say, using the screw holes as pointers, on one side pointed to 6 oclock, on the other at 3 oclock.
  5. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    and yes they seem to be "in quarter". When cranks are pointed down on one side , the other side is pointing to the side.
  6. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    Thank you for such quick responses! 1st question - Re: quartering, assuming this was my issue, would you be able to feel any tugs/snags/binds as you roll the wheels(please excuse my use terminology I am very green in model trains and mechanical engineering in general). I have the train off the...
  7. G

    New To Model Trains: Need Help Please

    Hello All, I had recently received an old train set from my father in-law from when he was a little boy. Having 2 young ones of my own, I thought they would love it so I'm trying to get it running again. Unfortunately the train engine, a Lionel 0625"southern Pacific", is not running well. I've...




Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)


ModelRailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Top