ONLINE
STORE
"ASK THE BACH MAN"
FORUM
PARTS, SERVICE,
& INFORMATION
CATALOGS AND
BROCHURES

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
October 28, 2020, 04:54:25 AM
Home Help Search Login Register
News: Check out the photo gallery link above or >click here< to see photos of recently announced products!
+  Bachmann Message Board
|-+  Discussion Boards
| |-+  N
| | |-+  Gears for N Scale Dash 8
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: Gears for N Scale Dash 8  (Read 1656 times)
Alco Power


View Profile
« on: September 24, 2011, 10:18:04 AM »

Hi  Wink ,
          I have 6 N Scale Dash-8s and they have been running awful and been jerking and stalling all the time. I pulled them apart, cleaned, lubricated, run them in again and pulled them apart and again found out some of there gears on the wheel axle's have split. I have a close friend who runs a model train shop try to order new ones from bachmann parts but had no luck, weren't available & sold out.  Sad These are the first Dash-8s released around the early 1990s with white plastic gears. Does NWSL make gears for these? Or do the gears off Bachmann Plus Nscale F-7s fit them?
Logged
skipgear


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 10:36:30 AM »

I've never had one of the older Dash 8's in hand but I wonder if the trucks are interchangable...

http://estore.bachmanntrains.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=66_70_85&products_id=245

If so, just put new trucks on it.
Logged

Tony Hines

Modeling the B&O in Loveland, OH 1947-1950
Alco Power


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 11:20:57 PM »

Thanks for the reply Skipgear, I don't think the newer trucks will fit the older non DCC mechanism. I haven't had any luck trying to get replacements, my mate has order new axles/gears  from bachmann in the last 2 years but had no luck at all, guess there not available no more.
Logged
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  
Powered by SMF | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!