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1  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Large scale 3 truck shay rear Female universal drive shaft on: August 28, 2014, 10:19:30 AM




Part fixed and painted

2  Discussion Boards / Large / Large scale 3 truck shay rear Female universal drive shaft on: August 28, 2014, 08:10:14 AM
Hey Guys,
 Not sure if anyone else has had this problem or not. But I have a modular railroad and I take my 3 truck shay in and out of the box a lot. Well the  rear  Female universal drive shaft when disconnected tend to fall lower than the wheels on the truck. The last time i put it in the box It must have hit first breaking the one of the ears off of the shaft.
 I have checked and there is no replacement part. So I took the metal drive shaft out and molded the end of it. I then cast one in resin. I took the one that was broken and cut off the end that was broken. I Then  drilled out the end of the female shaft with a 5/32 drill. I put the new cast piece in and it was a snug fit. I then use about a drop of thin CA. I painted it black. I re-installed the  rear  Female universal drive shaft into the Shay. I ran the shay for 5 hours at the last show and it runs great.
 If anyone else needs the one contact me. I can make more...

Well i have pictures but it won't allow me to upload them

Ty
Tysplanes.com
3  Discussion Boards / Large / Parts for 1:20.3 Climax on: October 18, 2012, 04:17:52 AM
Why if you still have the Climax in the 2012 catalog. That you don't carry any parts for the climax. One of my universal joints has a small part broken and need a replacement...It is one of the plastic parts in the universal joint that is connected to the front truck...Is there anyone making after market parts??

Thanks Ty
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