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Very nice, there are some specific tips on the U-25, important to keep those funny rollers between the truck and chassis lubed!

I have some tips on my site:

Note the 3 sub-pages... nothing other than lubrication needed now, but might be needed in the future.

I replace the traction tires on the USAT locos with "solid" wheels, improves power pickup, and while they pull a little less, (just add more locos) the improvement in power pickup is noticable. The skates can be problematic on switches.


Thanks. I got these in reeeeeally bad shape from an estate sale. They've been completely disassembled and reassembled a few times already. Such a PITA. At least I got the blue one working well, the warbonnet is a dummy unit.
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