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Christmas Eve Disappointment
on December 28, 2016
It's one of those those stories you hear as a parent... "We spent half the night trying to figure out / put this toy together...".
Well, it wasn't half the night, but we did try for a couple of hours to get this train working.
We wanted to set it up under the tree and having running as a surprise when the kids got up on Christmas morning. No such luck.
Despite trying all the troubleshooting steps and checking every connection carefully, the engine would not run. No lights. No slight motion. Nothing. I had trains as a kid so I'm not a complete novice and it's not that difficult to setup a simple loop. I kept trying however, soon had the multimeter out and was checking circuit completion and voltages.
I'm pretty sure the engine was defective. Oh well. Sorry Bachmann, I'm simply retuning this to Amazon. I'm not calling you guys and sitting on hold and dealing with and RAM or other BS. Ship a working product next time.