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Sw 1200 switcher Sw 1200 switcher

Just received my Lok @ rol sw1200 switcher. Ran it for ten minutes in both directions and it ran fantastic. Next day it ran great for a while and then stopped running in the forward direction. Also no directional light. However it runs fine in reverse with light. Before I take the board off are their any suggestions what I should be looking for? My PVM f3 also runs fine in both directions so I ...
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Here is my own construction to sand scale lumber to exact sizes.
On the picture the are 10-16 layers of thin veneer ( app. 0.7mm thick) sanded to 1.7 -2.5 mm width for my structures. On the ends they are glued together. Depending on what kind of glue is used, after sanding you can dissolve the glue, or simple cut off the 5-10 mm glued part of lumber.
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Happy Birthday Rob Dikken!

Happy Birthday to Mr. Zeuke TT! Have a good one!
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News from Hauler

here the novelty 2019 of Hauler

greeting ulli
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TT Scale passenger trucks

Hi there!
I have a few HP passenger cars without trucks. I've tried to find some for sale on ebay dut there is none of them,, so I decided to make my own. What type of trucks was the most common passenger truck on us railroads in 1940-70's?
P.S. And what about John Fisher's castings? Do somebody have masters for them?
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PERSONENWAGEN, what the model numbers mean

The following is a partial of the only post on my search
Can somebody explain to me about
... the meaning of the prototype model numbers (as shown in bold type) and more types if available.
...there's a few translation that I got of the type of service these were assigned to, but most were a dead end.
...why are some cars a different color on a train.
...can or do these railcars run ...
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Smoke generators?

I have been toying with the idea of adding smoke generators to some of the structures on my TT Scale display layout. Has anyone done so in the past, and are there any points that I need to look out for?
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ESU & Z21 app

Bill Dixon wrote:I had time to play with an ESU Mobile Control II throttle, the one based on an Android phone. --- Unless the Z21 ap is updated to use all the features of this throttle or I get an ESU system, I don't expect that I will buy one.
A new version of the Z21 app is available, updated end of January. ...
I just discovered it and ...
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2019 Western Rails

The Western Rails 2019
37th Annual Railroadiana Show
Is a week later than usual on Sunday March 24, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
at Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby, BC - behind Lougheed Town Centre.

We will be there with a big display.
I was originally going to use this a a prerun for the Salt Lake City layout but even after replacing Richard's modules with Terrys' we had a lot of ...
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