Restoration parts availability

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by royryder1, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. royryder1

    royryder1 New Member

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    I am a newbie to this forum and have a question or two. I have been seriously considering the restoration of several vintage train engines. My current interest is in the old cast iron AF, Ives, Hafner, ect. O gauge Clockwork (windup) engines, circa 1900 to 1920's.

    Is there sources out there for replacement parts such as wheels, springs, gears, rails, ect? I have surfed the internet until I'm blurry eyed, with no luck finding a supplier.

    If there is someone that could steer me in the right direction It would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Greg Elems

    Greg Elems Member

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    Welcome to the forum royryder1. It has been 20 years since I last talked repair with anyone. I have a friend that my know of some sources of parts. I've pretty much lost contact with those people, once I got married and moved on. When I did get back into model railroading, it was scale. If you have some time, I will be happy to see what I can find. Good luck.

    Greg Elems
  3. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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  4. Bill in Wayne

    Bill in Wayne New Member

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    Restoration Parts

    Welcome to the Forum. For Restoration parts for your old trains try George Tebolt
    at www.georgetebolt.com.
  5. TR-Flyer

    TR-Flyer Member

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    Hi:
    Cid's list is a good one. For Flyer, try Hobby surplus Sales, Levinton, Portlines. I run post war Flyer, don't know much about pre-war.

    Regards,
    Ted