HOn30 better running locomotives

The best trick, besides cleaning, proper lubrication, and a lot of extra weight, is to add additional pick-up wires.

On a Bachman 0-4-0, a set of wires between the wheels almost looks like a sanding line, and improves running by a tremendous amount, with reduced lower running speed and virtually no stalling.






On a Kato N-gauge SPUD, a set of wires is soldered to small brass shoes; these are unnoticable in normal running.


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