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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...