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  1. pnwmodelrailroader

    Cab forward dcc/sound

    Hi there I was wondering what dcc company make a sound decoder for a rivarossi cab forward getting a can motor in the coming weeks. tia
  2. J

    Help identify what is connected to my Rivarossi Big boy

    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 Thanks
  3. N

    Repairing Rivarossi Cab-Forward Engine

    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...
  4. C

    Rivarossi 2-8-4 Berkshire

    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
  5. Modeltrains2021

    What year was this rivarossi made?

    Hi i was wondering if someone could tell me what year this 2-8-8-2 was made? And what part numbers go to this locomotive Thank-you.
  6. Modeltrains2021

    Wheel cleaning

    Whats the best way to clean rivarossi 2-8-8-2 wheels as mine are pretty dirty? Thankyou for all the helpfull tips.
  7. Modeltrains2021

    Rivarossi 2-8-8-2

    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
  8. D

    Installing decoders in Rivarossi 5412 4-8-8-4 big boy up #4000

    Good Afternoon, Does anyone know of a company or individual that installs decoders in the loco identified above. Thanks Dan
  9. K

    Cab Forward Rivarossi Parts

    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...
  10. T

    I need help with my Rivarossi 0-4-0 Dockside

    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...
  11. T

    Hi from Cliffwood Beach, NJ

    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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