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Bachmann On30 2-6-0 Sound Ready Mogul METAL versus NYLON Gears: Split Gear Issue

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Bachmann On30 2-6-0 Sound Ready Mogul METAL versus NYLON Gears: Split Gear Issue

There’s been a lot of false information about the split gear issue in Bachmann On30 Moguls. Because they were sourced from several factories around the globe, yet all Moguls seemingly look alike, many people may rightly think the problem is in all Moguls with plastic gears. But, the split gear issue occurred mainly in Chinese built units with plastic gears, and in less than 1/10TH of 1% of all Chinese built units. Not much comfort to the few who received one with split gears. So, the METAL GEARS, should fix everything, right? Not so fast, hobbyists. We’ve already had several...

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Bachmann HO Scale GP9/7 Fatal DESIGN FLAW

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Bachmann HO Scale GP9/7 Fatal DESIGN FLAW

- - - Only Applies If Running On 15" Radius Or Tighter Track - - - This is NOT an issue on 18" or broader curves. If you’re running a Bachmann HO scale GP9/7 with DCC or DCC/Sound on 15" radius or tighter track, get it off the track right now! There’s an inherent design flaw with this locomotive that will FRY the circuit boards and permanently ruin your locomotive. Yes, we’re talking CATISRPHOIC FALURE! Recently, our engineers fielded a number of complaints that appear to be symptoms of a burned out motor. After weeks of testing, we finally determined...

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