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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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