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Forum: S Scale Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By mopac
Congrats on adding a 336 to the collection. I...

Congrats on adding a 336 to the collection. I have one and love it.

Feel free to post pics of it.
Forum: S Scale Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By mopac
Great looking engines Tom. Yes, I have seen them...

Great looking engines Tom. Yes, I have seen them before , but I can always look at nice
locomotives,
Forum: S Scale Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By mopac
I am sure you will be delighted when your project...

I am sure you will be delighted when your project is completed. I think these old steamers
will still be running when we are all long gone. I have learned a lot in 3 years of messing with these....
Forum: S Scale Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By mopac
Glad to hear it worked for you. Its good paint.

Glad to hear it worked for you. Its good paint.
Forum: S Scale Today, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 61,048
Posted By mopac
Nice set Kenny. Looks new.

Nice set Kenny. Looks new.
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
cramden, I think the front screw goes into smoke...

cramden, I think the front screw goes into smoke unit. I need to get in tender and see whats there. If it is a 2 position I will just wire it to always go forward. Armature is not
barrel type. Looks...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
If I have to I will connect the 2 center plug...

If I have to I will connect the 2 center plug wires together in the tender and wires
from the 2 tender trucks to outside holes. It just may not have reverse. I already had
it running like that so I...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Your thought on the shell could very well be...

Your thought on the shell could very well be correct. I saw pics of the all black plastic wheels. These do have whitewalls. When I pull the tender shell it should tell me a lot.
I can tell there is...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Tom, I am sure you are correct. It is a...

Tom, I am sure you are correct. It is a Frankenstein. I like the diecast shell.
I still need to pull shell off of tender. As I said, I got motor running so all
will be fine. Its ok with me that it...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Next 2 are of bottom of engine. Notice there is...

Next 2 are of bottom of engine. Notice there is not a grease pan
like we are used to. You can see how the axles are mounted. Not
through chassis.

527210

527212

Looks like it would be easy...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Next 2 pics are with cowcatcher and without. ...

Next 2 pics are with cowcatcher and without.

527206

527208
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Ok, here are some pics. Pics would have been...

Ok, here are some pics. Pics would have been better if my flash
was on. The forum or my computer will only let me insert 2 pics
per post. First 2 pics are just the 2 sides.

527202

527204
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
I jumped the 2 center holes and power to outside...

I jumped the 2 center holes and power to outside holes. Motor runs fine. So maybe
some problem in tender. Great smoker also. Choo choo is fine. This puppy will run
again. Still intending it to pull...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
If tender is correct for chassis it has a 2...

If tender is correct for chassis it has a 2 position reverse unit. Maybe that's why no lock out lever. I have no idea how the reverse unit works but I am about to find out. I think
it should have 2...
Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
After some research this morning I think my new...

After some research this morning I think my new little engine started life as a
5 digit engine. A 21105 to be more precise. They had plastic wheels 1958-1960.
Some time in its life it got a new...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By mopac
I have a Rivarossi 8444 also. Very nice...

I have a Rivarossi 8444 also. Very nice locomotive. Congrats on the addition. I like
your gray paint scheme. Mine is all black. A little info. You may or may not know.
This is a model of the famous...
Forum: S Scale 02-23-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Chassis is like nothing I have seen. Driver axles...

Chassis is like nothing I have seen. Driver axles do not go through chassis. There are grooves on bottom of chassis for axles to ride in. And then a half inch plate screws on to hold the axles. Motor...
Forum: S Scale 02-23-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
It does sound like mine is a Frankenstein. It...

It does sound like mine is a Frankenstein. It will be fine. It says 303 on the cab and
I just wanted a different cab number. It might have been renumbered. Numbers look new.
The cowcatcher is...
Forum: S Scale 02-23-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By mopac
Got my 303 in the mail

As title says I received my 303 Saturday. Happy with it. It does
have a first for me. Plastic wheels. None of my other steamers
has plastic wheels. It does have a rubber pulmor tire on front...
Forum: HO Scale 02-23-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By mopac
I have been thinking, when I ballast, I would use...

I have been thinking, when I ballast, I would use Buck's Ballast. Hard to beat real rock.
Forum: S Scale 02-21-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mopac
Not far back in the forum, just a few days, we...

Not far back in the forum, just a few days, we have some info on repairing those screw
holes. JB Weld is your friend.
Forum: S Scale 02-21-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mopac
OOPS, sorry for double post. Stupid computer.

OOPS, sorry for double post. Stupid computer.
Forum: S Scale 02-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mopac
Thanks for the info. It will help someone. I do...

Thanks for the info. It will help someone. I do not have any of the original diesels.
I am sure some day I will end up with some.

Oh, and welcome to the S forum.
Forum: S Scale 02-21-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mopac
Thanks for the info. It will help someone. I do...

Thanks for the info. It will help someone. I do not have any of the original diesels.
I am sure some day I will end up with some.

Oh, and welcome to the S forum.
Forum: S Scale 02-21-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By mopac
I watch E-bay a lot and some of the shipping...

I watch E-bay a lot and some of the shipping charges border on gouging. $5.95 for shipping on a decal? Give me a break.

Last night I had a first happen on ebay. I won 2 auctions from same seller....
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