Re: [z_scale] 8856 Croc problem Wheels not quarterd?
- Could it be that it had been dis-assembled in the past (by whomever) and
the wheels were not quartered properly?
(The two sides would be locking each other...if you know what I mean)
I don't know how to quarter them properly, but I have screwed up a loco
with connecting rods because I didn't do it...
<chbahn@yahoo To: "Z_scale group" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [z_scale] 8856 Croc problem
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?
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