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Frustrated By Poor Electrical Conductivity ?
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 Posted: Tue Nov 15th, 2016 06:24 pm
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Lee B
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Reg,
I'm glad you got everything figured out. If this ever happens to me, cleaning loco pickup wheels will be my first thing to check beyond dirty track.
That's the advantage of a short mainline, I think, in that a large layout can hide a bunch of things that can go wrong.



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 Posted: Tue Nov 15th, 2016 07:58 pm
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Lee B wrote:
Reg,
I'm glad you got everything figured out. If this ever happens to me, cleaning loco pickup wheels will be my first thing to check beyond dirty track.
That's the advantage of a short mainline, I think, in that a large layout can hide a bunch of things that can go wrong.


Lee:

Oh yes. That is why this layout is both small (relatively) and simple. But even small and simple can have its adventures.

But it only took me about a half hour to clean all the track and switch points and apply some graphite.

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I tried to show our model RR club how the graphite thing helps. After 5 years I quit trying. Yeah, I know, quitters never win.



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