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by Nancha95
28 Sep 2018, 20:58
Forum: Model news
Topic: Models coming
Replies: 103
Views: 24744

Re: Models coming

On my recent China trip three weeks ago, travelling from Harbin to Hendaohezi (Mudanjiang), I saw a massive ballast train of at least twenty KF60's behind a DF8. Unfortunately, I was not able to take a photo. The cars had no China Railway marks, so I guess, they belong to a construction company of t...
by Nancha95
30 Apr 2018, 23:48
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: Bachmann quality control (JF/RM)
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: Bachmann quality control (JF/RM)

I recently got my JF's. All three loco had a lack of pulling power. On 1.6% grade they pulled hardly 8 to 10 freight cars (C64), only a bit more than the SY. After a closer look, I discovered that the fourth driver wheelset actually didn't touch the rails. One half of the engine weight rest on the f...