Repair Shop – Removing HO Loco Shells

Opening up a locomotive to make internal repairs can be a daunting and frustrating task that can end up with broken loco parts and occasionally bloody fingers from stab wounds.

Member Larry McCarthy has come across some very detailed step by step instructions that, in a recent practice session, proved very helpful and made a tricky job easier. The link to these instructions is here:

Shell Removal Instructions

A paper copy of this list is maintained on the work bench.  It is used in conjunction with the Club's file card box, also on the workbench, that catalogs most of our locomotive types.  It is organized according to the loco's number.



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