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    You can use Loksound without problem. How old is...

    You can use Loksound without problem. How old is the AC600? Look on BLI web how to identify the faulty voltage regulators, they have pictures. Send back the decoder if is burnt and they have to swap...
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    On M1b you will land on the dark side like me....

    On M1b you will land on the dark side like me. Trow the Paragon, mount a zimo and solved the problem. But to spend another 100$ on a crappy manufactured loco sound insane. I cut the BLI from my order...
  3. Proto Heritage AC12 cab fwd. I have two, so is...

    Proto Heritage AC12 cab fwd. I have two, so is like Queen and King.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/593/32299041275_285331ac25_k.jpgPROTO HERITAGE 4-8-8-2 AC12 S.P # 4292 by Constantin Dac, on...
  4. Thread: Kato steam

    by gamitzu
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    Do not trust the manufacturer when say minimum...

    Do not trust the manufacturer when say minimum radius is this to work. Is a big B.S. use the biggest radius uou can afford. I hate the traction tire on loco, are helpfull, but pain in the back when...
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    Sticky: Moose have to use Portuguese i guess, that is the...

    Moose have to use Portuguese i guess, that is the official language of Brasil. :lol:
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    Always when you have a doubt, test the loco on...

    Always when you have a doubt, test the loco on DCC track. If is decoder, will work, if is just the plain original board, will remain stopped and will buzz. Board is not decoder, is original board of...
  7. Happy Birthday, have a great day.

    Happy Birthday, have a great day.
  8. You can catch from edge with a sharp cutter...

    You can catch from edge with a sharp cutter blade. Just go easy, to not damage the paint, on a place where to find easy the old one if jump out too fast. Is not needed to remove the shell.
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    Sticky: Bachman 4-6-0. I still do not like rust on...

    Bachman 4-6-0. I still do not like rust on steamers. On certain places look okay, but generally steamers are just full of ash, dust or soot....
  10. Plastic printed. Just remove by pushing out the...

    Plastic printed. Just remove by pushing out the old and press in the new one. Is simple, no need glue, is just press fitted.:thumbs-up:
  11. Thanks to all of you, all the best. I had a full...

    Thanks to all of you, all the best. I had a full week, happy and healthy. Try to recover my 9 months lost on anchor near Bahamas with a nice vacation. Hopefully i will start to recover the lost time...
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    This one:...

    This one:
    http://xlsystemsdcc.com/product/0001645/
    Sound okay, but i remove the spkr and replace with 11x16 loksound sugar cube.
    http://store.sbs4dcc.com/ESU50321Sug...ndChamber.aspx
    Here is the...
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    You can go with XL sound decoder, ex MRC is drop...

    You can go with XL sound decoder, ex MRC is drop in, not loksound or zimo quality, but is okay.
  14. 9.75" and KATO Super Chief on your layout will be...

    9.75" and KATO Super Chief on your layout will be a perfect storm every day. This layout look okay maybe for diesels small, for shunting or cruising with 4-5 cars behind. I try once my Super Chief...
  15. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    I don't know if the solution will not damage the...

    I don't know if the solution will not damage the tube, if they use one like CA superglue. Just marketing, i am convinced they sell 1fl oz just to look more. At the end, mistake or not, we pay, and...
  16. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    Problem solved, subject closed. They sent me...

    Problem solved, subject closed. They sent me another jar, to replace the spoiled one. Very efective, prompt and without any problem. My friend also contacted them for his problem.
  17. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    We do not have to be upset on product for a small...

    We do not have to be upset on product for a small mistake on one batch, corrected by them in a proper way. I just open the post for warning of what can be wrong. Send them a e-mail and they will...
  18. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    This is the mail received from them: ...

    This is the mail received from them:

    Constantin,

    The issue was an improper O-ring cap seal. We spec’d a full coverage cap seal.

    This occurred a few production runs back. Once discovered,...
  19. Happy Birthday!!!!!:cheers:

    Happy Birthday!!!!!:cheers:
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    Good choice. In D51 i mount a loksound micro v5,...

    Good choice. In D51 i mount a loksound micro v5, and a Zimo sugar cube 8mmx12mm. At least, the Kato have on tender the inscription and Orient Express badge.
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    [QUOTE=dave68124;557956]I had a bit of a splurge...

    [QUOTE=dave68124;557956]I had a bit of a splurge and bought a Kato Orient Express set that I had been eyeing for about 3 years now. It is a beautiful set. I decided rather than it sit in a box in...
  22. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    Another batch of photo from a good friend, also N...

    Another batch of photo from a good friend, also N scale modeler, same BFS, same period, stored vertical in original clamp shell. Another town, 250km far away. Can be see on jar, the position of dry...
  23. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    Dry after one year maybe is OK, maybe not. But...

    Dry after one year maybe is OK, maybe not. But the lid is the one to be upgraded. Have a look at metal lid rusted and perforated due to exposure. Have to buy another one when i can. All covers of...
  24. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    They have to do this, not as. Jar was stored in...

    They have to do this, not as. Jar was stored in original plastic shell, i did not even touched. Solution on the jar, is not agressive to trains, is just the lid material. On pictures, you can see a...
  25. Thread: Bullfrog snot

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    Nothing. Wheels are okay. Cap of jar was a crappy...

    Nothing. Wheels are okay. Cap of jar was a crappy metal, unprotected, very thinny. This bullfrog i working better than rubber tire, prone to dry and to jump out. For me, trains not need rubber. My...
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