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Old 11-10-2019, 08:32 AM   #1
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$5.00 find at Goodwill

Inspired by Mr. Benz on O-scale, my wife found this AHM by Riverrossi at our local store. It is in great shape, looks good, and runs very well. Hooray for Goodwill!IMG_1088.JPG
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Old 11-10-2019, 08:47 AM   #2
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For 5 bucks I would take them all day.

But now you have to buy flowers?
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Old 11-10-2019, 08:48 AM   #3
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Nice find.
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Old 11-10-2019, 09:57 AM   #4
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Great buy! I have a collection of Rivarossi/AHM locomotives. It it doesn’t run smooth, clean all the wheels, both tender and engine, the pick up wipers and clean up the contact post where the tender hooks to the engine. They are pretty sensitive to dirt or oxidation...

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Old 11-10-2019, 12:07 PM   #5
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Good deal

Best deal I've heard of in a long time!

I have too many AHM locos that don't look right on my 18" curves.
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Old 11-10-2019, 09:45 PM   #6
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A working Riv for $5! That's a steal.
I picked up a nice clean AHM\RIV IHB 0-8-0 for $25 at my local shop and felt like a bandit.
Great score.
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Old 11-11-2019, 09:31 AM   #7
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Wow!!

Wow is Right!! That AHM/Rivarossi is just hard to find...anywhere,,,and then for $5!! Score if you want to win!! Good going!!
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Old 11-13-2019, 10:25 PM   #8
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If it is one that there is cab detail then you really got a steal. Saw one on eBay a couple months ago and it went for over $300. Las bid I saw on it was like $310 or something like that. You must have an awesome other half
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Old 11-23-2019, 08:39 PM   #9
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Old 11-23-2019, 10:15 PM   #10
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Best deal I've heard of in a long time!

I have too many AHM locos that don't look right on my 18" curves.
Your photo of the GG1 and coach looks great. I don't know what doesn't look right. Of course, any GG1 photo looks good to me.
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