Quorneng
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Why are these hinged plates slightly different colors?
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The colour of virtually all plastics, like paint, is an 'added' pigment so it is difficult to maintain exactly the same colour. As others have pointed out some pigments are more susceptible to the ...

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Bucket Wheel Excavator not powering up?
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As Phil B suggests you really must start by testing a motor by itself from the battery box. This will confirm whether that battery box is working or not. My experience in Radio Control has taught me ...

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9v Regulator Power Question, 1 enough or multiple?
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It is never a good idea to electrically connect two regulators to the same piece of track. You could damage both of them! I assume you are referring to voltage drop (and thus reduced power when the ...

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Is it safe to overload LEGO train motors?
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Yes heat is the ultimate problem but the most likely failure will be from the commutator brushes. As the voltage is increased so does the heat of the sparks created as the brushes pass from one ...

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Can I use the old 4.5V and 12V blue/gray era rails with newer trains?
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As I have a 3D printer I just printed up a number of track adaptors like this. It works well. The print files are available free from "Thingiverse".

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