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Bachmann Spectrum stops on turnout

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Bachmann Spectrum stops on turnout
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 4:49 PM
Hello,

I have a Bachmann Spectrum light mountain (4-8-2)locomotive that when run at slow speeds and crossing a Bachmann nickel-silver #5 turnout stops. I have to push it forward about the width of a RR tie to get it to start running again.

Any suggestions as to what might need to be adjusted?

Thanks
Ron

ps A Proto SD60 & GP30 work fine
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 8:21 PM
I don't own Bachmann, but you can also try their site. www.bachmann-trains.com/ and click on Ask the Bachmann Man.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, January 3, 2002 10:32 AM
sometimes what happens is that there is no power to what they refer to as the "frog" the part of the switch that moves. You might try what they call a snap relay which you connect to the switch to power the dead spot in it. Hope this helps.

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