Re: [z_scale] 8856 Croc problem
I've run into the occasional jammed truck, and ordinary Labelle #108 oil
typically does the trick. Just be careful, because those little gears are
more fragile than they look...
If you're desperate, try WD-40, although the gears should cleaned
Have you disassembled the trucks yet?
At 05:56 PM 10/29/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Well, I bought this 8856 from a fellow who told me that the lok was
>Sure enough, when it arrived it was dead. I took it apart and found a
>broken brush in the motor. I replaced that, tested the motor,
>re-assembled the lok, put it on the track and it still would not run.
>Well, I took it apart again and found that the gears on both ends of
>the lok were locked up solid. They won't move even a fraction of a
>Other then hitting it with a hammer, does anyone have any quick and
>dirty way of unlocking the gears?