HO drive axle question

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  1. Kitbashed

    Kitbashed New Member

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    Hi everybody, I'm wanting to scratchbuild a powered rail car, but am unable to find a axle system that I can add a motor to (Looking for the axle system on the walthers american powered crane) does anyone know of something that would work? I want to add the system to a boxcar or pulpwood style car that is hollow and would hide the motor. The motor is easy, just looking for wheelset that would accept the shaft from a motor. I thought about the rubber band system from an old atherm kit, but theres got to be something better....thanks...great sight by the way
  2. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    :wave: welcome to the gauge :wave: this is for HO? if so you can still get parts from Walthers for the American crane.
  3. Kitbashed

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    Hi Jim
    HO Gauge..........thanks for the info and the welcome, this sight will be a great resourse ......can I get the parts dirrectly from Walthers?
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    jim currie Active Member

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    the boy got one for a replacment will find the parts sheet and post the part#
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    Thanks Jim:thumb:
    I really appreciate it