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Is there a way of re-energising this wonderful Hornby idea on locos who's magnadhesion has waned??
 

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you can have the relevant parts remagnatised. but i would strongly recommend against it.

Magnaheasion was great in its day but it also created allot of problems. for instance mine was forever picking up track pins i had missed and ramming them into the motor. i burnt out so many X04 motors because of this.

Also it only works with steel track which virtually no one is making any more.

But i do feel that the sintered iron that was used for the driving wheels was a very good driving wheel material. it was used in the states for many years by athearn (and may still be used but i haven't bought one of their loco's for some time)

Peter.
 

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QUOTE (pedromorgan @ 14 Apr 2008, 10:21) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Also it only works with steel track which virtually no one is making any more.

Durrr, I hadn't thought of that!

I am going back for my hat,,,the one with the big D on it!
 
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