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Reclaiming a Worn-out 1/8 scale Wheelset

by W. Ross Crawford First, measure the distance between the front and the rear wheels to see if the axles are parallel. Then, check to see if the wheels are the same size. Any differences will cause flange wear on one wheel. If there are no centers in the axles, install them now insuring they [...]

By | 2016-05-05T11:33:01+00:00 August 15th, 2014|projects, tips|Comments Off on Reclaiming a Worn-out 1/8 scale Wheelset

Tools in the Shop – Please Don’t Reshelve the Books! Live Steam Pass Along Email

by Denis Larrick At a track meet last month, I had an opportunity to chat with one of our authors about many subjects connected with our hobby of live steaming. During the conversations, one item in particular came up that struck me as being very handy, almost one of those “Why didn’t I think of [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:16+00:00 July 24th, 2013|tips|Comments Off on Tools in the Shop – Please Don’t Reshelve the Books! Live Steam Pass Along Email