Parts for AHM

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by jconn444, Feb 9, 2005.

  1. jconn444

    jconn444 New Member

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    I need to find a parts source for obtaining a driveshaft for the 4-4-0. Does anyone have any info?
  2. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    The only luck I have had finding AHM parts has been finding basket-case locos at train shows.
    IHC parts may interchange but I'm not sure If IHC parts would be any easier to find.
  3. XavierJ123

    XavierJ123 Member

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    Have you looked on eBay? I've seen a lot of inexpensive steam locomotives on sale for parts.
  4. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    www.golfmanorhobbies.com has most of the remaining AHM/Rivarossi parts line. Their service is not very personable but OK. :rolleyes:
  5. Dragon

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    Take a small hex nut that fits in the "cup" portion on each end. SCrew one on each end of a short piece of brass threaded rod. Solder in place.

    Paint black and you have an instant, made to order, driveshaft.

    Michael