bachman class 37

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bachman class 37

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hi, does anyone else had the problem of this unit constantly derailing and not just at points. other locos fine. is it possible to tighten up the bogies. seem very loose
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Re: bachman class 37

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Does it happen on curved or straight track or both
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mainly at some points and a couple of curves. have checked both and they seem fine. as i said several other locos fine.
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Re: bachman class 37

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How tight are the curves. Are they 1st radius and are the bogies able to swing easily from side to side.
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curves are normal really, not tight. bogies do swing very easily
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Are the curves ready made. If so what radius are they.
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sorry i haven't a clue. they are fixed hornby ones
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while your on can i ask another question. what class locos are similar to the hornby class 20
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I reckon the curves are too tight. Perhaps 1st radius. Should have an R number underneath.
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Heljan make a Class 15 and 17. Same sort of length and wheel arrangement.
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