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    Difficulty with Atlas Turnouts That Will Power on, but Fail to Actually Switch (They Used to Work!)

    Very new to the MRRF, very new to forums in general, etc; so apologies in advance. Anyways, the issue I am having is quite infuriating, but I am not engineer for anything so I have to ask for help, and hope that you guys might have some ideas. Here is the issue: The setup shown in the pic...
  2. TeenyTinyPaintBrush

    Custom HO figures?

    Hi there! Brand new to this website. I just had a question, and I figured you go to the experts when wanting the best answers! I'm currently painting custom HO figures and I selling them on Etsy (Just started in October) and other places. I was just wondering what figures people are looking for...
  3. Breor47

    Wiring for a Proposed HO Layout

    Hello all! About six months ago, I tore down my old HO scale layout. It was a 4x8 built with the help of my Dad that never really worked. The track had been reused several times over (never a good idea, I learned) and we had made a bunch of rookie mistakes that, collectively, hindered...
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    Question About Scratch Built Structures--->

    Good Morning. I'm not new to the hobby of model railroading, but only recently have I had the real drive to get into the actual modeling aspect. I just successfully built an Atlas kit (Specifically Item # 702 - Trackside Shanty Kit) and ordered a couple other kits from Atlas. They were simple...
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    New Layout Design Ideas

    First off, let me say that though I have been a Model Railroader for many years I have never had to plan a layout. I have belonged to various clubs depending on my place of residence, and I have worked on layouts, but I have never had to trackplan one. So I am looking for some help and...




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