43728Re: Marklin 88641 Diesellok BR361
- Apr 5, 2006Brian, Sorry for the delay in acknowledging your advise as I was
Thank you for the video. The video on aligning was very helpful.
Personally, I think the problem is that I have a few too many thumbs
and succeed in doing more harm than good!
Again thank you.
> This may be too late in coming, but I made a little video for you
> showing an 8864 being taken apart and put together. It's here:
> The crux of the matter regarding aligning the gears is a link at the
> bottom of that page to a short segment. Basically the method I used
> here is to rotate the forward wheel set back and drop in the
> intermediate gear so it causes that wheel set to rotate forward,
> towards the position I really want it, allowing the intermediate gear
> to seat in the process. I barely got it right on the video but I got
> lucky and things fell into place. There are probably at least as
> many different techniques as I have thumbs.
> I hope the visual aid may be of some use.
> As Dan perfectly put it, it's a matter patience and trial and error.
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