bachmann class 20

Hi
Have got one of the class 20's from bachmann, however unlike all the other
bachmann models l am running, it seems incapable of passing over any facing
points without becoming derailed.
Does any one else have this problem with this loco?
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rail rover
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No problems with mine - but I've read in Model Rail that it could be the sand pipes fouling the bogies - that MIGHT be your problem (and if it is, why don't I suffer the same problem too?)
-- potter55(at)ntlworld.com
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Dave Potter
Check.... Move the 20 very slowly in order to ascertain which set of wheels on which bogie is/are causing the problem(s). Have you checked the back-to-back measurement of all wheels....just because it's new it doesn't mean it's perfect, er...I'll re-phrase that for the peds. anti-Bach's including those who don't like the in-built faults. The wheel-settings may not have been set as they should have been o-) Usually about 14.3mm to 14.5mm between the back-faces of the wheels.
Colin.
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Colin

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