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2B or not 2B?

Thanks for the tip


Keeping track clean, and by association keeping wheels clean, is a perennial problem.  How often do you see a loco stall at an exhibition, followed by a lot of work with a Peco track cleaner?  I came across this tip in N Gauge Forum, and it looks a good one…

This is a tip that I don’t know if it has been mentioned before but if you can get artists soft graphite pencil (I use a 6B) run it over your clean track it improves pick up and since I did it about 12months ago I have not really had much of a dirty track problem even when running sound equipped locos.  I got this tip from an American magazine.

The full chain on N Gauge Forum is here….

And at Model Railway Hobbyist here….

If you want to buy some, try here.  They describe the product as…

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