Re: Powering Points

Donald Scharenbroch

I have heard so many different recommendations on track cleaning & track maintenance that it is mind boggling. I think the only recommendation I have not heard is SNAKE OIL.


Here is an article that everyone should read at least twice before you tell me that I am an idiot:   Clean your track with KEROSENE. When done cleaning, make sure that there is a VERY VERY light film of kerosene left on the rails. Same with your rolling stock.


I have heard of layouts running 2 years before a light cleaning is required. Kerosene is available at Home Depot, Lowes and some small hardware stores.




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Acetone will melt plastic.  If you use Acetone, you need to be sure you keep it off the plastic or wash it off.

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