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Trains Classifieds - Buy & Sell Here! / Santa Fe F3 2353 AA units/Line cars
« Last post by dadstoy on June 20, 2017, 02:10:03 pm »
I Have a set of Santa Fe f3 AA units with 4 O-Guage Line Cars.

1. SILVER DAWN OBSERVATION CAR  #2531
2. SILVER RANGE VISTA DOME CAR #2532
3. SILVER RANGE CLOUD PULLMAN CAR #2533
4. SILVER BLUFF PULLMAN CAR #2534

ALL THE CARS AND AA UNITS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. I AM LOOKING TO SELL THEM AS A SET.
I HAVE HAD THEM SINCE I WAS A CHILD, I AM 65 YEARS OLD.
I HAVE PICTURES AND WILL UPLOAD THEM LATER.
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Normally, you would drill out the rivet, then replace it with a slightly longer one if you were going to place a washer between the truck and frame.
You can tighten up the rivet by tapping very lightly or if you have a press, using that. 
Be careful not to make the rivet too tight, it will bind the trucks' movement.
(learned the hard way)
If rivets are not available, I have used small nuts and bolts to attach trucks to frames, using a dab of loctite on the nut.

Happy Rails.
 Dave
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How do I remove/replace the rivet so as to tighten up the floppiness of the truck of my Minards flatcar?   I'd like to replace the washer with a thicker one.  Or can I just wail on the rivet with a hammer and a nail punch to make the connection tighter like Tim the Toolman Taylor with a hammer drill.
Thanks,
Mike


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I just want to say thank you to everyone that gave me feedback for what to have on this project. Today was my last day of school for eighth grade and I got a perfect score on the project. Thanks again and happy railroading, Matt
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I also just had this issue with a GP20 LC Plus engine on a 036 switch. It only occurred coming into the switch.  The switch was located coming out of a 036 curve.  I put a piece of straight track between the curve and switch and also performed the adjustment as noted above on the you tube video. It appears I have solved the problem as it has not derailed since. This was a left hand switch and only had problems with this one engine. I have right hand switches installed in curves without issues so I don't know why.  This occurred with two left hand switches in this same location because I thought it might be the switch.   Hope this helps.
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Trains Classifieds - Buy & Sell Here! / Polar Express query
« Last post by Ronster on June 07, 2017, 06:29:09 pm »
Looking forward into getting the Polar Express o-gauge train set, however a little confused with which is which. Also what all comes with it? Seems like I see some for $450 plus then another new in box for $280.
What is the difference other than price?  Does the Hobo on top come with all sets, and the puppet
silhouette car.... :-\   ??? Any help before I pull the trigger on my purchase would help.
thanks in advance.
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General Lionel Model Train Discussion / Re: What is it?
« Last post by MarlinC on June 01, 2017, 12:18:29 am »
Interesting, I can't quite make out what it is. Did you find out Rob?
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General Lionel Model Train Discussion / Re: Wiring a layout
« Last post by djacobsen on May 30, 2017, 09:15:27 pm »
Hello and Welcome to the Forum!

Use the KISS method and just switch the wires over when you want to use the other transformer.
Or
since the transformers will not be powered up at the same time, you should be able to connect
 to the same point on the buss your other transformer is connected to.

I am hoping one of the "experts" will speak up now and tell you how wire your system "correctly".

Happy Rails.
Dave




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General Lionel Model Train Discussion / Wiring a layout
« Last post by Rcbulldog1983 on May 27, 2017, 07:30:33 pm »
Hi everyone I am new to this thread and had a general question about wiring a layout.  I have all gauges from n to G and I am currently rewiring my layouts using bus wire and feeders now my question is since I have two transformers on each of my layout and would like to keep them all due to collecting. I used to have them wired to the track by themselves and now that I have done the bus wiring with feeders to one of the transformers which worked well but my question is how do you connect the second transformer to use when I want to to the current bus wire with feeders without running another pair of bus and feeders?  Is that at all possible?  I will not use both transformers at once just one or the other at A time. I don't have accessories that are powered on my layouts since I have no room just track and trains so any help would be appreciated. 
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IMHO the answer is no.  I do not think that the radio waves produced by your legacy control system would be able to throw the switches due to no receiver in the 022 switches.
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Santa Fe F3 2353 AA units/Line cars by dadstoy
June 20, 2017, 02:10:03 pm

Re: How do I remove the truck held in place by a rivet? by djacobsen
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How do I remove the truck held in place by a rivet? by mtfrizzell
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