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I have a Devor dynamometer car. It has Devor couplers on it, and one of them moves, pulling a string, turning a pointer on a dial. The opposite end of the string is attached to a piece of spring steel, so that without a load on it the pointer parks at the same place over and over. So...
I consider myself an experienced modeler, but I always have a devil of a time installing replacement [Kadee] couplers on Athearn Genesis Engines. Specifically SD70 [M-2 ACe] models. The stupid cut lever detail always gets in the way and haven't come up with a fool proof way to keep that from...
Planning on upgrading most if not all rolling stock this fall to Kadee(or equiv). I plan on using all the same brand. My question is should I convert them all to body mount from truck mount? I have about 20% body mount and about the same with metal wheel. I do plan on converting all to metal...
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