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Maintaining & Repairing Your Scale Model Trains
by Jim Volhard
Part #KAL-12210 N Scale Supply Price:

A Complete Introduction to Maintaining Scale Model Trains

n Maintaining & Repairing Your Scale Model Trains, you'll learn about the basic tools, materials, and techniques needed for typical maintenance and repair projects. Clear, concise instructions and plenty of step-by-step show you how to:
work with common modeling tools to prepare and fine-tune new locomotives and rolling stock for smooth operatin
make simple electrical and mechanical repairs to steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock
maintain a clean, attractive and trouble-free layout of any size or scale

Maintaining & Repairing Your Scale Model Trains is an essential reference that will help you get the best performance out of your equipment and the most fun out of the hobby!

Table of Contents
1 Tools and Techniques

Work Area
Supply Storage
Working Safely

2 Maintaininig and Repairing Diesel Locomotives

Basic Locomotive Components and Terminology
Inspecting New Diesel Locomotives
Maintaining Diesel Locomotives
Fine-Tuning Diesel Locomotives
Upgrading Diesel Locomotive Components
Repairing Diesel Locomotives

3 Maintaining and Repairing Steam Locomotives

Basic Locomotive Components and Terminology
Inspecting New Steam Locomotives
Maintaining Steam Locomotives
Fine-Tuning Steam Locomotives
Repairing Steam Locomotives

4 Maintaining and Repairing Rolling Stock

Basic Rolling Stock Components and Terminology
Inspecting New Rolling Stock
Maintaining Rolling Stock
Fine-Tuning Rolling Stock
Repairing Rolling Stock

5 Maintaining and Repairing Your Layout

Keeping Your Layout Clean
Adjusting Trackwork
Adjusting Turnouts and Crossings
Adjusting Switch Machines and Ground Throws
Maintaining Electrical Standards

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8-1/4" x 10-3/4", 80 pages, 150 Black & White photos, 30 Illustrations, Soft Cover

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