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Old 12-21-2009, 09:21 AM   #1
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S Scale and American Flyer Information Resource sites

UPDATE --

The info below offer great information resource links to any S / AF guys. I've merged a few posts into this new Sticky thread, and would encourage you S guys to add helpful resources, manual links, etc. to the thread.

TJ ~ 18 Jan 2012

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Since S scalers are pretty scarce on the forum, right now, I thought drop a list of sites in here for those who come along with questions.

http://www.thortrains.net/index.html
http://www.portlines.com/afrepairclinics.htm
http://www.rfgco.com/history/index.html
http://www.americanflyerexpress.com/...at-cars-02.htm
http://www.trainweb.org/s-trains/FAQ/FAQ.htm
http://www.trainweb.org/s-trains/diagram/wire.htm
http://www.geocities.com/theupstairs...nsformers.html
http://www.geocities.com/theupstairstrain/trains.html
http://www.portlines.com/portlinesclinic23.htm
http://www.thortrains.net/sgauge/splan48a.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_5399199_test...ansformer.html
http://www.thortrains.net/flyrlay1.htm
http://www.building-your-model-railr...ad-wiring.html
http://www.csgnetwork.com/modrrscaleconv.html
http://www.thortrains.net/manualx.htm
http://myflyertrains.org/gallery/GilbertFactoryManual
http://pghbridges.com/basics.htm
http://www.nasg.org/index-mrplan.html

http://www.8thstreet.org/3R/ -- Three R Plastics, realistic railroad ties



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Old 12-21-2009, 01:15 PM   #2
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1949 American Flyer Instruction Manual

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Old 01-01-2010, 08:31 AM   #3
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Old 01-01-2010, 10:08 AM   #4
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I have that one, but I like this one better----more info on one page: http://www.americanflyerexpress.com/...at-cars-02.htm

It keeps me from accidentally bidding on a link-connector unit or a DC engine!



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Old 01-18-2012, 01:37 PM   #5
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Great info / site with service manuals ...

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This is a site with a collection of original service manuals for AF S Scale! Not a "buy it here", but an on-line, free library of resource material.

http://myflyertrains.org/gallery/GilbertFactoryManual
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Old 01-18-2012, 01:40 PM   #6
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Great site with lots of AF wiring diagrams, etc. ...

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Reckers, have you seen this site?
I was wiring everything bass ackwards
The color drawing had me all confused(I'm incredibly color-blind)
Had the "Better Half", look at the drawing. When she started , I knew where the problem was(she really gets off on that!)

Hopefully, I'll be up and running soon. Keep your fingers crossed

Thanks for all the help!!!

http://www.rfgco.com/wiring.html

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Old 01-18-2012, 02:15 PM   #7
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teej, this is perfect---thank you!



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Thanks reckers,

There is a lot of very useful information, especially the flyer instruction manual. Also some very good links.

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Old 01-20-2012, 06:56 AM   #9
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Glad to help, Don. As you run across things that should be added to the sticky at the top. please forward them to TJ and ask they be included on the list.

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Old 08-22-2012, 01:16 PM   #10
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August first was the Two Year Anniversary of American Flyer Cabinet-Top Layout web site. These model S-scale trains ran on two rail track, with smoke, choo-choo, rail sounds, and much more "realistic appearance".
With over 48,000 views from 95 different countries we thank those who help build the dream of having a model train layout, no matter what country you live in. We will be adding more information to our web site as it comes available.

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