Bachmann 4-8-4 N Scale Question

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by kepardue, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. kepardue

    kepardue New Member

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    Hello all, after growing up with my father loving model trains, I've decided to start working on a small layout myself, N Scale due to lack of space. I purchased a set with a Bachmann 4-8-4 loco (AT&SF 3780) discount from a local hobby shop. However, it seems as though the connector between the engine and the tender is broken. It is disconnected, and I can't for the life of me see a logical way for it to fit. Do I need to get a replacement part? If so, could someone that may have a similar setup post or email a photo of how it's supposed to connect. Sorry for the lame question, but I was quite a bit younger the last time I worked with these.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    There are a few different versions of that locomotive.
    Here is a photo of the latest version.
    I have added extra pickups to the tender and ran wires along the drawbar.
    If yours is one of the earlier versions, let me know, I have 2 different earlier versions I can take photos of.

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  3. Boilerman

    Boilerman Member

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    One option that you have is to contact Bachmann for authorizationyand return it to them.
    Bachmann has the best warranty program of any manufacture.