- ... yeah I have a Few Marklin engines either given up the ghost or on the last legs, at the worst, you get to understand how they are put together and how toMessage 1 of 38 , Apr 8, 2013View Source"Alexandre" <ant0niutti@...> wrote:
>yeah I have a Few Marklin engines either given up the ghost or on the last legs, at the worst, you get to understand how they are put together and how to order a new motor, ungunk their gears, or modify for better pickup. If u can't or don't want to spend the bucks on repairs, you can always run it as a static dummy (i have a mikado which is good at that) or even wire it to a second loco as an additional electric pick up unit to a running loco of the same type (double headding). I recently did this with a H.O loco i picked up secondhand (burnt out but ideal as a dummy-powered unit combo with a brand new hardly run unit i had stored away). I have been thinking about doing it with the Micro trains F units for a while (especially now that they have powered B units out). Makes it damn easy to put in a decoder and run a quad header, and have 32 wheel pick up .... I have seen a few fellows sell off a couple of marklin versions on Epray last year...
> Hi Kev,
> I tried it, but the motor don´t run or make any noise.
- Thanks Mark. I saw the layout in the file section of the Yahoo Group. I could not get the link you provided in your responce to work though. EddieMessage 38 of 38 , Apr 11, 2013View SourceThanks Mark. I saw the layout in the file section of the Yahoo Group. I could not get the link you provided in your responce to work though.
From: mark2playz <mark.markham@...>
Sent: Monday, April 8, 2013 2:44 PM
Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: Track crossing question
I've re-posted you image with notes for VERY basic electrical wiring:
There's a lot of ways of doing this, including adding the Marklin track swicthes to make the operation automatic to auto-sensing reversing circuits.
For a quick interesting layout I've always liked a figure-eight folded over at the crossing (either over/under or the 13-degree track).
--- In mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com, Eddie Hen <southridge90@...> wrote:
> Ok, like I said, let the laughter begin! What looked good on paper, did not
> cross over to the real world. When I hooked up one of the inter loops,
> minus the intersection part, the train would not run. Guess I was creating a
> major short. Oh well, back to my original boring layout, unless of course someone
> can stop laughing enought toÂ come up with a solution.
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