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Old 07-31-2008, 03:17 PM   #1
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Default Anyone repower HO locomotives???

OK, so I have two old HO scale locomotives that were my stepdads, and they dont work anymore. One is a older plastic "Big Boy" that runs, but parts of the frame are broken, and the other is a old cast steam locomotive that is in nine shape, but no longer runs. You know...there not realy anything special...not Brass or anything, but kinda been in the famley forever, I would like to get them running agean.

Any of you model reailroaders ever repower any old steam engine models???
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:26 PM   #2
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Default Re: Anyone repower HO locomotives???

Yup. I've got several locomotives that I have repowered. It's not as hard as you think, kind of like restoring a tractor, but you get to stay a lot cleaner and sit inside where the climate is controlled.

Here's a great place for parts, AND they have good online tutorials!

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Old 07-31-2008, 04:30 PM   #3
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Cool. Thanks I will check it out!
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