Perhaps they measure % of grade differently in Australia? Maybe it has
something to do with gravity on the bottom of the world? I can't get my
C19's to pull much more than 4 cars around my railroad here in the US
unless I put Bulfrog Snot on a couple drivers!
> Laurie must have magne-traction on his C-19. Or helium in his boxcars.
> I cleaned the rails, applied CRC2-26 exactly as shown on his video,
> let it dry overnight and retested the loco up the 4% grade - same
> result, it would only manage 4 boxcars. Repeated the clean and CRC
> application but still only 4 boxcars. Also, there were now a couple of
> spots on the track where the loco lost power momentarily.
> Whither to now?
> Cheers all,
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