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I acquired a Lionel train set today from Facebook marketplace! It was only $45! I know very little about Lionel sets and O Gauge.
The gentleman I purchased the set from didn’t have the box or instruction manual and couldn’t remember the name of the set since he bought it so many years ago.
So, I'm considering putting up a loop (to start) in my yard for a small O gauge V&T replica. I am finding that obtaining V&T locomotives are scarce, though passenger cars seem to be available, so I expect I'll need to repaint (at least) another similar appearing model.
I'm not necessarily...
I tried stiffing the speaker in the cab w/decoder, I knew it would not be great, but it worse than I expected. Tonight I re-wired the speaker/cap set of wires to TRY and put the speaker in the tender.
The reason I tried using the cab to start with was I could not for the life of me figure out...
I recently uncovered a 2-4-0 Steam Locomotive from my collection. It's the J.W. Bowker, made in the 1970s by Pocher. Interestingly enough, I've heard that it's a OO locomotive that runs on HO track. It's got very large wheel flanges that will prevent it from running smoothly over the turnouts on...
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