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Forum: OO Scale 01-17-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Darrenmb
I have two, both run if I swap the brushes...

I have two, both run if I swap the brushes between them, need to find a source for one brush!!! Those x500 motor are rare now and parts even more rare, wondering what motor they will be using in...
Forum: OO Scale 01-15-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Darrenmb
Stephensons rocket

For anyone interested, Hornby is rereleasing it this year, I believe in February....... saw it on the hattons website..
Forum: Union Station 12-24-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Darrenmb
Am I the only guilty one????

Sorry if it's already been posted..
Forum: OO Scale 12-06-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Darrenmb
It's time for the christmas train!!!

First year having it set up.. was hit or miss if it was going to fit where tree was going to to, so this year, it's very basic!! Next year however I will go nuts!! Have a whole year to buy stuff.. I...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-05-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Darrenmb
Thank for the input, loving the idea of a...

Thank for the input, loving the idea of a lantern, will look into it further
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-04-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Darrenmb
Train lamp....

Ok, this my belong in different section and mods feel free to move... my question is does anyone know here of a train themed lamp, not really for the trains, more for an end table... the reason I...
Forum: OO Scale 10-24-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Darrenmb
Here are a few pics I found that I had sent to a...

Here are a few pics I found that I had sent to a buddy..511692511694511696511698511700
Forum: OO Scale 10-24-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Darrenmb
I meant I bought 2 motors, and still have 1 I can...

I meant I bought 2 motors, and still have 1 I can send... just to clarify
Forum: OO Scale 10-24-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Darrenmb
Good point, my motor was totally frozen and back...

Good point, my motor was totally frozen and back plate was melted, so cd motor was easiest option, if you cannot get it all working with repairs, I bought 2 cd motors and extra gears that I will...
Forum: OO Scale 10-21-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Darrenmb
Orrrrrr... do what I did... gutted the ringfield...

Orrrrrr... do what I did... gutted the ringfield and installed a cd drive motor! Lots of info on youtube, worked out great, but my motor was totally shot!!! May have some photos somewhere, will...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-12-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Darrenmb
Anyone got a Halloween themed train???

I know some people have a Christmas themed layout and train, but seeing my wife put up the Halloween decorations and the little village made me wonder if anyone a halloween train... if so any pics???
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-08-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,021
Posted By Darrenmb
Guess I should have stated it was around 1970 or...

Guess I should have stated it was around 1970 or so..
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-08-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,021
Posted By Darrenmb
Mine wasnt actually mine, my grandad bought it...

Mine wasnt actually mine, my grandad bought it for me, but kept it, got it out a few times when I was 3 or 4, but that's all remember, it was a hornby flying scotsman, it actually became mine last...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 09-25-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,400
Views: 2,189,990
Posted By Darrenmb
The last piece for this year's Christmas tree...

The last piece for this year's Christmas tree layout...509012
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 07-19-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,400
Views: 2,189,990
Posted By Darrenmb
I know it's a bit early, but I ordered this in...

I know it's a bit early, but I ordered this in February, just showed up today...502438502440502444502446
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 05-15-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,400
Views: 2,189,990
Posted By Darrenmb
Got a back up...495826495828

Got a back up...495826495828
Forum: Union Station 05-12-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
Update... sort of. Picking up block and...

Update... sort of.

Picking up block and crank tomorrow from machine shop, after inspection it was decided block was only in need of a hone, so it was cleaned, new cam bearings, all new freeze...
Forum: Union Station 04-26-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
As you can see in pics, it's almost apart... I'm...

As you can see in pics, it's almost apart... I'm having issues getting front hub off.. broke my 30 year puller and is bending my new one.. ( maybe harbor freight was a bad idea for that. But hell it...
Forum: Union Station 04-26-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
Well, I got the drive train. Lots of...

Well, I got the drive train. Lots of misinformation... lol. It's out of a 94 camaro, still lt1 but better as its obd1, so no complaints there, no clue as to mileage as it was already swapped into...
Forum: Union Station 04-16-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
You are correct, there are several companies that...

You are correct, there are several companies that make the kits to do this project, some more complete than others, so we just have motor and trans mounts, others are pretty much turn key... I like...
Forum: Union Station 04-16-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
https://youtu.be/TKM1vr19MZQ. Heres a link of it...

https://youtu.be/TKM1vr19MZQ. Heres a link of it at the Jcna slalom back in 07.. already beefed everything up when i used to do this, all suspension and bushings redone, even swapped in a limited...
Forum: Union Station 04-15-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By Darrenmb
Anyone car people on here or all just train folk??

Had trains when I was a kid, then discovered cars and girls... 🙂 now that im older, and married I no longer worry about girls, but still have love affair with cars... (only recently back to...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 04-11-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,400
Views: 2,189,990
Posted By Darrenmb
Not gonna post again as my internet keeps...

Not gonna post again as my internet keeps disconnecting, and beer is getting low too.. 🙂 so I will point you guys over to the oo section, go take a look.. 🙂
Forum: OO Scale 04-11-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By Darrenmb
Hornby track cleaning car

Part of the big job lot I won... dont have a lot of track laid yet, so havent added any alcohol to it yet..491862491864491866
Forum: OO Scale 04-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Darrenmb
Hit send too soon....491858491860

Hit send too soon....491858491860
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