interesting. i use Micro-sol only. first apply a few Drops on the model, then apply the decal and apply more Micro-sol. this procedure helps...
fresh snow on my n-scale layout
easy. it's -15C n my hobby room
not really scratchbuilding, but they offer plans only : https://www.scalemodelplans.com/smp/pgs/catalog.html
you can read good voltage with your voltmeter. but as soon as something pulls a bit more amps (milliamps in your case) voltage might drop due to...
had the same issues. then i started using microsol before applying the decal. just add a few drops onto the shell. this helps dissolve the decal...
atlas used to sell a gear grease as well. not sure if they still carry that product. i used it on many engines. works perfect.
by looking at the pics of the motor i noticed a very dirty and worn commutator. could it be the motor just no longer has the necessary torque to...
if you need some hints about how to install lights in an atlas pickup then check out this how-to : http://www.cp-forum.net/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=473
does anyone know if bob is still selling his etched kits ? seems like the email address on his website is no longer valid.
i urgently need...
i built several of these kits with 15 more waiting. definitely not for beginners. they're quite tricky and require a lot of work.
as far as i...
how do you rate a brand new, unrun but custom painted engine ?
original paint is gone , therefore max rating would be c-4.
if i remove molded on...
anyone already tried to run 80+ car trains with this new coupler ?
simply use a drop of tamiya transparent orange (product code : X-26)
something like that ?
150 cars are no problem with standard mt couplers.
they look great. however, how do they perform on a 150 car train ? are they as reliable/strong as the oversized 1015/2004/2001/whatever mt...
those grab irons look way too fat.
check this seller....