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I've lost the pin that my Fleischmann HO BR 01 182 had to hold the tender. I believe what I had was what would be called a "core pin" and the hole is slightly larger than 2mm (maybe 2.2mm?). I'm not positive that was what the loco had originally though. A clevis pin might also work.
Hello everyone. Newbie to the forum. I'm just a mom trying to help her 12 year old figure out what coupler he needs for this switcher.
It was given to him with no box. After some research, due to a 41018 stamp on the bottom, we believe it to be an Athearn SW7 frame from the 80's?
There are no...
I have a Devor dynamometer car. It has Devor couplers on it, and one of them moves, pulling a string, turning a pointer on a dial. The opposite end of the string is attached to a piece of spring steel, so that without a load on it the pointer parks at the same place over and over. So...
I consider myself an experienced modeler, but I always have a devil of a time installing replacement [Kadee] couplers on Athearn Genesis Engines. Specifically SD70 [M-2 ACe] models. The stupid cut lever detail always gets in the way and haven't come up with a fool proof way to keep that from...
Planning on upgrading most if not all rolling stock this fall to Kadee(or equiv). I plan on using all the same brand. My question is should I convert them all to body mount from truck mount? I have about 20% body mount and about the same with metal wheel. I do plan on converting all to metal...
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