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[Ad] B.T.S. - Newest O Scale Kit is Available

Howdy Friends Well, it took over a year, but the conversion to O Scale of the Hyde Pulp Mill is finally complete!! The complex is intense and is available in
Bill & Diane Wade - B.T.S.
7:23 AM

Re: Max grades

Most are 50 - 100 miles away. Jay Beckham Building a large O Scale layout in Berkeley Springs, WV. Our Yahoo Group: Join:
Jay Beckham
Jun 27

Re: Max grades

Actually, no. I live in a semi rural part of Australia. Besides that, I am going with proto 48. I have almost completed the track laying up the incline so
Jun 27

Re: Max grades

Aren't there any other O scalers around you in your area?? Sent from Outlook ________________________________ From:
Jun 27

July/August 2017 Issue of The O Scale Resource Magazine

July/August issue of The O Scale Resource Magazine is out: http://oscaleresource.com/ News You Can Use New Items of Interest Recap of 2017 O Scale West / S
Jun 26

Re: Max grades

Ted a Michael, thank you for your comments. I will need to make a board for testing in any case as I don`t have any level track for tuning decoder installs. I
Jun 26

Re: Max grades

Jay, Also check operation downgrade with a train. Worm gear bucking is increased with steeper grades and over-running trains. All Nation diesel gears were
Stephen Bartlett
Jun 26

Re: Max grades

Hi Jay As a previous responder mentioned get a long 16' board, lay flex track and test with the GG1 and the cars you intended for it to pull. Keep in mind a
    Ted Schnepf
    Jun 26
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    Re: Max grades

    The best sure-fire test is a temp test track laid out on the floor, twice as long as your proposed train. Block up one end until the train won't climb it.
    Jun 24

    Re: [oscaletraction] Max grades

    It was minimum in the sense that 2.2 figure was the lowest I could get the proposed track. 46 foot run to go up to get 12 inches of separation. Jay Beckham
    Jay Beckham
    Jun 23

    Max grades

    Need some input. Would a 2.2% grade be reasonable for an O Scale Two Rail GG1 and 5-8 80 foot cars? That is the minimum grade if I make a change to the PRR
      Jay Beckham
      Jun 22
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      Items for Sale

      I have just posted a revised list of items for sale in the Files Section, folder name SB For Sale List. Please take a look and contact me off list if you see
      Stephen Bartlett
      Jun 20

      Re: Roller bearing wheel sets

      Pecos River Brass had rotating end caps on the trucks used on their double stack sets. I had to re-gauge every wheel, so a careful removal and, more
      James Christensen
      Jun 19

      help contacting Erik Crawley

      Looking for help in contacting or locating Erik Crawley, of Sterling Heights, Michigan. Last year I searched for someone to paint an O scale, OMI, brass
      Jun 19

      Re: Roller bearing wheel sets

      ... The NWSL part number for the wheelset whose axle fits the Athearn/ Intermountain/Weaver truck and has 36" diameter wheels is 8288 -- Rod Miller
      Rod Miller
      Jun 19
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