Re: [z_scale] Re: Märklin Track Cleaning Car Question
Good idea about the added weight. Golf stores use powdered lead for custom
weighting clubs. I use this as it can be packed into tiny places. I do use
CA glue where I can get away with it. Thin epoxy works well also.
Jay Greer/Der Wegmann
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> I do it all the time. Each time I convert my loco to DCC I add a lot
> of tiny lead balls where ever there is space available. It improves
> the pulling power and has better contact. I have not seen a negative
> side to it except you got to be careful handling Lead. You can get the
> lead balls in any ammunition store. I stick them by dipping them in
> Elmer's white glue and placing them where I want them. Super glue does
> not work well. I usually add anywhere from 10 to 30 lead balls to my
> loco. Hope this helps, good luck
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, altacrest@a... wrote:
>> I discovered today that if I add a weight (small rock, coin) on top
>> of the Märklin #8802 Track Cleaning Car is runs better, less jerky.
>> How could weight be added inside the car.... lead strips?
>> Gudi M, E-mail: <A HREF="mailto:altacrest@a...">ALTACREST@a...</A>
>> Z-Gauge URL: <A
>> Altacrest's Marklin Z-Gauge Train Layouts</A>
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