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Well, I usually never get screwed on ebay except I beleive this time. This is not verbatim from the auction but close. Bushings are worn for the worm shaft ends, and allows LOTS of play which probably put extra wear on the brass gears.
The F3 units were always sold in pairs or three car sets. The O gauge line the series numbers,and came with a double motored powered unit and a dummy A unit. The came with a single motor and a dummy B unit.
I didn't think the price was unreasonable given the condition of the shells paint wise, and who knows if they run when you look at a picture anyway. I couldn't wait to get home from work the day they arrived and rip into them and see what they would do like a little kid again, I guess. So I get the box wife had already peeked before I got home and they were bubble wrapped and basically that was it. By that I mean, those rascals were sliding around in a recycled cardboard box, via US mail during Christmas season.
It is made of blue plastic with a white stripe painted on its side. Mine has the stripe going through the ladder at the end - other versions have the stripe ending at the ladder. The car has double sliding doors on each side.
This is the main layout. The idea is to limit it to Lionel - Yes, there are a several accessories and some rolling stock that doesn't qualify -- but the prewar layout is barely started.
InLionel would redesign the way that the body mounted to the chassis. Gone were the two flat head screws at the rear to be replaced with a one piece bracket that would slide under the chassis and lock the body in place. Also inthe body was changed with the addition of a "dimple" right behind the ventilators on the top of the body.
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With their very flexible modular layout, they can tailor operations and displays to fit local community events. In addition to their traveling display, they maintain a stationary layout at the QCHR clubroom for member use, club recruitment and to develop enhancements to the club operations. Together, these clubs organize an annualtrain club open house to share their love for model railroading.