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    Purchased them with the intent of drilling them...

    Purchased them with the intent of drilling them out and mounting a 0402 in them.
    Think a #80 would do but I don’t have anymore left.
    Could almost just use the LED without the casing, after careful...
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    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjamb...

    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjambag/inventory/Untitled_zpssxmvnb2h.png
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    tomcook, That's good stuff!

    tomcook,

    That's good stuff!
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    From Digi-Key; Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes...

    From Digi-Key;
    Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes and Bridge Rectifiers.
    And a nice 180pc heat shrink kit plus 3 additional pieces of .040 x 12in. shrink tube.
    ...
  5. Thread: my bachmann GP7

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    Hi sid, I would not suspect a motor issue as you...

    Hi sid,
    I would not suspect a motor issue as you state it’s a great puller when it runs.
    I believe you are on the right track with investigating the wheel back contacts or the contact points to the...
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    Hi Tom4884, Anything that I have had sit for...

    Hi Tom4884,

    Anything that I have had sit for more than a year or so, I remove the shell and hose the mechanisms down heavily with CRC QD contact cleaner. Then rotate the mechanism 180 by turning...
  7. Hi Victor, Thank you for your replies to my...

    Hi Victor,

    Thank you for your replies to my questions, now I better understand the hows and whys.
    And the function and placement of the “posts”.
    “Wiper” was a poor choice for a word, I meant...
  8. That depends on your soldering skills. I’ve been...

    That depends on your soldering skills.
    I’ve been buying 0402 and 0603 pre soldered from China.
    They come with resistors but you have to solder the resistors.
    From here;
    evemodel-fr;
    ...
  9. @ victor miranda, Fun to watch, always...

    @ victor miranda,

    Fun to watch, always interesting to see how others come up with solutions to similar challenges.
    Looking at the photos in the #12 and #18 replies…
    I am curious about the...
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    @ Osiris I think what was hinted as “Bachmann...

    @ Osiris
    I think what was hinted as “Bachmann CAN be easy but not everyone.” Is that if your changing trucks (I do with Bachmann) you will need to ream the bolster hole on the MT trucks to 7/64ths....
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    Sticky: Discount advice you didn’t ask for. It's just...

    Discount advice you didn’t ask for.
    It's just noise.
    Try for yourself.
    You know, or will find out, what works best for you.
  12. Before you lube , start here; CRC QD 02130...

    Before you lube , start here;
    CRC QD 02130
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/CRC-QD-11-oz-Contact-Cleaner-02130-6/202262505


    Either HD or Lowes.
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    Not a fan of brushless motors, they are intended...

    Not a fan of brushless motors, they are intended to be cheap(less costly) and disposable.
    However, that’s the way of the world today.
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    Hi Bicknell, Several wipe-type contacts...

    Hi Bicknell,

    Several wipe-type contacts available from a few vendors (both wheel wipes and axle wipes).
    For axle point Kato caboose and Bachmann tender trucks, are the only game in town.
    You...
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    Hi Victor, Are you using ball-bearings...

    Hi Victor,


    Are you using ball-bearings between the universals and the worm?
    Or on the back of the worm?
    When you quarter it, whose side rods are you going to use? Who’s valve gear? Or...
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    Hi jweir43, …Couple of thoughts… My normal...

    Hi jweir43,

    …Couple of thoughts…
    My normal maintenance, and even preventative maintenance, regiments don’t included “checking the brushes”.
    It’s a “if it isn’t broke” kind of thing.
    I would...
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    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjamb...

    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjambag/new/20200203_202841_zpsgowwjd8h.jpg
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    No reason to make the traction tired driver the...

    No reason to make the traction tired driver the sole “puller”.
    It has friends there that can help.
    For me I balance the lokie, regardless of TT or not.
    I prefer even weight distribution across...
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    @coffeeman...

    @coffeeman,

    Were I to build this kit, I would first place all the sides with the decals already attached, on the scanner and scan at highest resolution at 100%.
    Then after the kit was painted...
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    The usual, loco lighting, caboose lighting,...

    The usual, loco lighting, caboose lighting, street lamps, structure lighting, repair/replacements for incandescent, stash replenishment etc.
    Copper for structure roofing, contacts between buildings,...
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    40pcs. - 0402 pre-wired warm white leds with...

    40pcs. - 0402 pre-wired warm white leds with resistors.
    2 sheets 99.9 copper foil - 8in. x 20in. x .005

    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjambag/led/20200107_153411_zpsa5vl9fxr.jpg
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  22. Dunno Moose.. From your pictures, it appears...

    Dunno Moose..
    From your pictures, it appears that Micro-Trains may be utilizing a process other than pad printing.
    It may be paint rather than ink.
    If that’s the case, your options are going to be...
  23. Vid is from Athearn but works with most all...

    Vid is from Athearn but works with most all manufacturers pad printing.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Gf7xqIHGMQ&t=5s
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    Rapido Dayniters ...

    Rapido Dayniters

    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjambag/new/20191221_161954_zpsh0ccirdl.jpg

    and more Bluford 3 bay hoppers
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    Bluford Shops ...

    Bluford Shops

    https://i612.photobucket.com/albums/tt207/sandjambag/Train%20show/Hoppers/20191207_134947_zpszcbmmtdq.jpg
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