more traction techniques
- Terry, Greg, and all,
Thanks for your input about weight and lead putty - I've updated my
traction page. I'd certainly like to hear anyone else's experience in this
Has anyone on the list successfully modified a Marklin steam engine so that
all the drivers touch the rails at the same time? I know there's been
discussion on this in the past, but I have yet to hear a definitive "yes."
At 12:31 AM 11/2/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Moldable lead putty is marketed by A-Line. The same company that
>produces and markets stick-on lead weights used for the larger model
>railroads, planes, boats, etc. The putty is part #13010. A-Line can be
>contacted at P.O.Box 7916, La Verne, CA 91750.
>It's packaged as 4 small sticks with a total weight of 1 oz. Contains
>90% lead. Can usually be found in hobby shops, or even in sporting