Stewart Hobbies Diesels ??

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Gary S., Oct 20, 2005.

  1. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

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    Does anyone have experience with Stewart Hobbies? Would you recommend them?
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    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Yes and yes. I have their FT's and I love them. They run smooth and pull well.

    Gary
  3. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    I have a Baldwin S12 switcher.while its a mighty smooth runner and looks great once you add the details..Sadly mine had a sight glitch..The front truck keep derailing going through my Atlas #4 switches. :( Thankfully it was a very easy fix..The pickup wire on the lead truck was binding the truck causing it to derail..I simply reposition the wire.. :D
  4. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

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    Thanks for the info. The LHS has several on sale for 1/2 price! May have to pick one up.
  5. jaijef

    jaijef New Member

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    RE:stewart hobbies

    I have a Stewart Hobbies FT and F7 set for the SSW/Cotton Belt RR and I do recommend them highly.
    They are some of the strongest pullers on my model railroad,however they are pretty heavy too.
    jaijef:)
  6. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    What stewart locos are half price?
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    Have a Stewart S-12 using a Lenz Gold-JST decoder. It is very smooth! Detail quite good.
  8. Gary S.

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    They are on a "sale" shelf at the LHS. Mostly switch engines. These had a suggested retail of $115 and they are asking $65, not quite half price.
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    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    , and they run well with Athearn Genesis F's! I have a Stewart FT A and B with an Athearn Genesis F, painted in WP silver and black. They run very,very well!
    Pete