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 Posted: Sun Mar 1st, 2015 07:14 am
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George W
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Not having tons of living space I need to try to have any hobby items serve more than one purpose if possible.

So, I need a way to test my loco after cleanings and a way to clean it's wheels and have this Tester / Cleaner be out of the way but handy as well as Wife friendly.

My wife has one of those porcelain collector light houses as well at a SF Cable Car I got her (she loves San Francisco), so I thought I'd my "device" as something that could act as a simple display base as well.

Grabbed a 9 x 12 wood art board I had laying about, put on some stain and clear coat on and then laid some cork bed and track ...

Presto!
A simple display base for the lighthouse, display teach for her Trolly AND when I need to I just clip on some power and can run a motor.
To clean wheels I tape (blue painters tape) a bit of paper towel over part of the track, put alohol on it and run the wheels on it, done :2t:

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 Posted: Sun Mar 1st, 2015 11:33 am
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Like - good fun



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 Posted: Sun Mar 1st, 2015 04:26 pm
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Yes and useful too :)



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 Posted: Sun Mar 1st, 2015 05:50 pm
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I like it! But why do you need to clean wheels?

Don't answer, I'm just being silly...

I don't clean wheels.



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