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I recently built my own work cradle for upgrading, repairing, and weathering locomotives and rolling stock. I made a video about how I built it. I hope you find it helpful.
I have a couple different manufacturers of rolling stock on my recently powered up DCC 4 X 8 layout. On my Atlas code 83 track with Atlas remote snap switches, the Athearns, Mantuas, and Walthers do fine. However, the Power Model rolling stock seems to want to derail at the remote snap...
My LHS had a carboard box with several of these in it priced at 7.99. It looks like they were "used", as they were already assembled.
I bought 6 of them. Does anyone know who makes them?
Also, my friends and I have always called these couplers "McCrappies". Is that a bad rap...
I'm Michael Lucas from Central Texas.. Loved model railroading when I lived in
El Paso, TX. Dad retired from Military and moved to a small town near Gatesville,TX
I used to order from Standard Hobby Supply, and had a nice little train board. But..
when they closed.. really hurt. I...
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