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Should I replace Atlas switch machines with DZ-1000

My layout is under construction, so no switches have been powered. I test every switch for movement and I'm finding many have weak spring action in one direction. Today, I replaced a switch machine that had extremely weak spring action. The replacement is better, but still weak in one direction. One time, I tried a stronger spring position, but it was too much. Should I just give up on the Atlas switch machines?

When I say weak spring action: if I manually move and hold the switch in the weak position and push the points out of position, it does not fully return.

I'm not concerned about burning out the coils as I have the Atlas 6924 boards.

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