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I bought this locomotive used and when inspecting it I noticed there was a decoder attached to the locomotive. I was wondering if someone could help me identify what this is used for or what it does. When testing it, it didn’t respond
Hello, fellow train folk! At our train club, my son uncovered an early Rivarossi Cab Foward engine that is currently not running. I brought it home and confirmed that both motor and drivetrain are functional. What is missing is whatever parts connect the drivetrain to the motor. I attach a...
I recently purchased a Rivarossi Berkshire, but it seems as if the tender wheels may have been replaced with smaller wheel sets. What would the original scale wheel size have been? Scale 36, 33 or smaller?
Thanks ahead of time for the help
Hi there i have a rivarossi 2-8-8-2 and it has electrical pick up issues i cleaned the track and the tender wheels going to clean the locomotives wheels and see if that helps any helpfull tips appreciated
Hey ya'll! I bought a Rivarossi Cab Forward Southern Pacific Lines #4272 at a recent model train show. I got it for a great price simply because it wasn't complete. It needs a few parts. I seem to be having trouble finding parts. I need a few parts on the second drive set (a driveshaft and the...
I picked up a set of 3 locos from a guy for 5 bucks each today, planning to fix them up. One of them was a battered HO scale Rivarossi 0-4-0 Dockside. Since I'm young, I don't know where to start with it. Can someone who is an expert on these things tell me where to start? BTW, it runs almost...
I'm kinda new to this website. I came here to get advice on how to rebuild some old HO scale trains that I picked up, especially a beat-up but kinda cute little 0-4-0 loco from a company named Rivarossi. I'm going to make a thread full of details and pix of this little train.
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