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  1. Rivarossi Parts Resource(s)

    HO Scale
    Does anybody know of anybody that is a Rivarossi Parts resource. Bowser's out of the game (as far as I know), and Ebay's Hit-and-Miss. I'm desperate for parts at this point, and the hunt isn't getting easier. Help, please?!
  2. HO Selling off my HO Locos, Rolling Stock, etc. from Athern, Rivarossi, Lifelike, etc.

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Greetings, All. I'm new to this forum, but I am very active buying and selling in my other hobby area of Amateur Astronomy (Cloudy Nights Forum, I'm also, "Randy_1701" there), with a full 5 star rating, so I believe I can do a good job here, too. I have collected many locos, rolling stock...
  3. Rivarossi Dreyfuss loves drawing amps

    HO Scale
    Hi I recently purchased a Rivarossi Dreyfuss NYC Hudson for my Christmas layout. After a few laps around the small oval, My transformer shut down in overload mode. It maxxes at 17VA. I have 5 other locos that can run all day with out incident. It does run decent and I'd like to keep it, but...
  4. Rivarossi, the New Haven Y-4, & 3-Cylinder Engines

    O Scale
    Rivarossi & the Indiana Harbor Belt U4a While browsing the internet a while ago I happened upon a discussion about Rivarossi’s O-Scale 2 rail steam locomotive kits, namely their Indiana Harbor Belt 0-8-0 (class U4a). This is a BIG locomotive for an 0-8-0; it is beefier than most Mikados, and is...
  5. Rivarossi American Orient Express

    HO Scale
    I have this train set that I bought in 1996. Used it only a couple of times because of the engine (E-8 Locomotive), which was too weak for the inclines on my layout. I want to keep the body but swap out the motor and undercarriage. Does anyone know what E8 engine manufacturer will fit with the...
  6. Correct coupler for a Rivarossi locomotive

    HO Scale
    Hello everybody. Thanks to Santa Claus, my oldest son is really into HO trains. A while back, one of my friends gave us a Rivarossi 4-6-6-2 GG-1 electric locomotive he had as a kid. Looking at the paperwork that was in the box I believe it dates from the late 60's. I don't think it had the...
  7. Revell 0-4-0 Dockside

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Revell 0-4-0 Dockside steamer. One of the valves is broken off. Runs and lights. Thanks, Tim
  8. HO AHM/Rivarossi 0-8-0 Switcher Reading Railroad #102 AHM Part #75

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I have been selling (on ebay) HO locomotives for a friend who has been collecting since the mid-1960's. My seller id is mtmcdonough45. Please check my feedback and recent ebay sales of HO locomotives. I thought I would try this forum to see if there are buyers for his items. HO AHM/Rivarossi...
  9. Help with (need a) tender for Rivarossi Big Boy

    HO Scale
    Hi folks - new here and just coming back to the hobby. Anyone know where I might acquire a tender for a Rivarossi Big Boy? Mine is mysteriously missing and I know the company went under. Anyone sell these separately for a reasonable price? I understand there used to be a Monogram kit for the...
  10. Rivarossi 5238 Pacific

    HO Scale
    TJ may have elves clean up his tinplate but I have Yardsale Pixies. Well a co worker, turned in a box from last weekend. Lo and behold a Rivarossi needing my attention. I researched HOseeker. I am not sure if it is a Pacific or Heavy Pacific. The number on the tender belongs to a...
  11. 0-8-0 Rivarossi

    HO Scale
    Today I walked away from an S gage table and went to the HO section. The gentleman said for parts it is best to get them directly from the manufacturer. Hmmmmm I got a box of HO, to check over for a friend. His wife got it from the dump. In it was a 1973 0-8-0 AHM/ Rivarossi needing attention...