undecorated, climax Worth the $$ ?

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by UPJunkie, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. UPJunkie

    UPJunkie Member

    MDC (Roundhouse) powered Battle Mountain undecorated, climax steam locomoitve with kadee couplers

    I got it for $41.00

    Is this worth the $41.00 :confused:

  2. TrainClown

    TrainClown Member

    Good Kit!

    I payed $40 for mine and it was still in kit form with no kadee couplers. I put it together and I am happy with the way it runs. I read somewhere that it was a noisy thing, but after running on a loop for about an hour it smoothed right out. I greased her good with white grease too.

    I'm real happy to get this kit as I find they are hard to find. And it gives me a good refforance for building my own Climax from scratch.


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  3. UPJunkie

    UPJunkie Member

    ok kewl

    Not sure how old this is but it will go great with my layout. Now to get 2 shays, 10 log cars, about 1,500 trees i will be set :D :D :p

    i showed my wife this and she said How much you pay for this well besides THE LOOK that she gave me she dont like it but of course after i get my layout done she will be in there running this hehe
  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    That MDC climax when its run in will pull 10 log cars up a 5% grade without getting out of breath LOL
    They are good machines, I made a new body for mine, as I didn't quite like the look of the MDC one. Here's a photo of it.

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  5. UPJunkie

    UPJunkie Member

    one word WOW Great job!

    shamus What did they use the climax for the most
  6. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Sounds like you got a good deal. I've been looking for one to build an ON30 project from.

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