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Walthers Track Bumpers—Don’t Waste Your Money

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Posted by John-NYBW on Monday, December 13, 2021 10:03 AM

riogrande5761

I picked up two Tomar bumpers some years back when a hobby shop went out of business along with a few other things.

Since I will need more, I'll probably go with the Peco Hayes bumpers.

 

I started out using the Altas bumpers but decided they looked too bulky and have used both the Walthers and Tomar bumpers. I really like the looks of the Tomar metal bumpers when they are weathered properly. As shown above, they need to be insulated. I've even used wheel stops in a few places. I can't remember but they might be Tomar products as well. No reason to limit oneself to one type of bumper.  

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Posted by rrebell on Monday, December 13, 2021 10:10 AM

I have run full bore into a walthers bumper and only had a derailment but these were the one you build gel super glued in place.

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