Re: Noisy GP 35
Any chance a piece of ballast got sucked up into the gears?
Sounds to me like you're going to need to do some disassembly and
inspection. I haven't gone that far with any of my geeps yet, so I
can't really advise you further. Just be very careful with the drive
Otherwise, maybe Rob Ray or Joe D'Amato can advise.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jim Thomas" <jim29t@...> wrote:
> My GP 35 has developed a noisy grinding sound, worse going forward,
> better in reverse. I seem to recall someone providing a solution to
> this problem but I can't recall it or find the answer. Can ayone
- --- Adam Amick <aa5821@...> a écrit :
> Jim,I don't think so: according to my experience, such a
> Any chance a piece of ballast got sucked up into the
desease leads simply to a stalled engine: I
experienced that a few weeks ago with my brand new UP
Geep, and I had to take it apart. Unfortunately I
didn't discover anything (as my workbench lighting is
pretty....light!) so I had to lend my unit to my local
hobby shop, where folks dicovered a bunch of ballast
grains embedded in the gears (strange that I didn't
see anything myself...). they cleaned it completely
and now it runs again flawlessly (a chance that my
engine's motor was not fried...).
That's why I purchased a computer cleaner (simply a
compressed air spray can) I operate on my diorama
before every use, in order to avoid frying my little
I highly recommand this device, unless, at the
opposite of me, you are ballast laying masters of
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