How To Clean The Wheels Of Model Train Locomotives
I just got an email from Dave with a short demonstration video of how he cleans the wheels of his model train locomotives.
Dave uses the Trix wheel cleaner which is available in HO scale (OO gauge) and N scale. It is a brush that cleans both locomotive wheels and the track.
If necessary the brushes can be lengthened by connecting more than unit together. This is an important piece of equipment to avoid those horrible connectivity problems on your track and avoid TV and radio reception problems.
As you will notice in the video, it is incredibly easy to use. Just place the wheel cleaner on your track, place the locomotive on the cleaning unit and power up the track. In 10 to 15 seconds you will have clean wheels.
Thanks Dave for sharing this…
>> Get the Trix Wheel Cleaner here
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Dan Morgan fell in love with model trains at the age of six when he visited an NMRA Convention in Seattle with his father. Forty two years later, his passion remains just as strong. After achieving a successful career in architecture, Dan’s particular interest is within layouts and buildings. With a wealth of knowledge on the subject, Dan loves nothing more than sharing this with others and is delighted in the forum of members who are brought together over the hobby they have in common.
Dan lives with his wife Helen in Washington. As a professional painter, Helen has learnt through Dan about Model Trains and they now enjoy working on projects together. The only member of the family who isn’t allowed to join in is their over-enthusiastic Labrador called William who has been strictly banned from the workshop! You can find Dan on Google
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