N-Scale #611 - Bachmann
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Thu Aug 26 12:36:50 EDT 2010
Several years ago I purchased the Bachmann 611, N scale. Right out of
the box it ran about 20 feet, then, clunk, not to start again. I
returned it to Bachmann and they sent me another brand new one, which
runs fine, no problems. It is far and away the most powerful engine I
have among various others. Quite heavy; I have never seen it slip on
I have not done a rigorous details-to-prototype comparison, contrary to
what I do with rolling stock. The engine presents well, and with an
Arrow consist (see The Arrow, v.26, n1 )
is a real eye-catcher.
On 8/25/2010 11:40 AM, NW Modeling List wrote:
> Does anyone know what the "reliability" of "authenticity" of the Bachmann #611
> N-scale is?
> I'm just getting back into modelling and I've always heard "horror stories"
> about N-scale steam.
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