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ajcooper4 09-04-2018 12:52 PM

Loose axle?
 
Not sure if this is the right place for this question - apologies if not.

I have a Hornby Railroad County of Devon - lovely little runner for the money, can't really fault it. I have installed a YouChoos sound chip and she runs and sounds great. I have noticed, however, that the middle axle in the tender seems less secure than the others and on occasion the wheels struggle to turn. I am confident that I have not disturbed anything whilst fitting the chip.

Any thoughts please?

Walkingthedog 09-04-2018 12:58 PM

Do the wheels sit on the track properly?

ajcooper4 09-04-2018 03:15 PM

Yes wtd, they sit nicely on the track no problem.

Footplate1947 09-04-2018 03:29 PM

Tell me please is this a tender drive loco

Walkingthedog 09-04-2018 03:31 PM

So they havenít come adrift then. Did the tender contain the moulding for a ringfield motor.

Footplate1947 09-04-2018 03:36 PM

Tell me please is this a tender drive loco.
Is it R2461 4-6-0 or R3277 4-4-0

Walkingthedog 09-04-2018 03:40 PM

I think itís loco drive if itís the one I believe he mentioned in another post. Are you thinking about the centre wheels not having an axle and just wobbling about John?

Footplate1947 09-04-2018 03:46 PM

if it is tender drive some of them wobble so much but it is normal as you know Brian.
But I was trying to establish which loco it was first. The 2 latest Devons are loco drive. Also they are completely different locos. You probably know all this Brian. I wish people would quote the R numbers. with Hormby stuff because they have so many different designs over the years.

Walkingthedog 09-04-2018 03:50 PM

Pretty sure itís loco drive. He discussed the loco when you had lost radio contact on your journey to the new world in which you now reside. :)

ajcooper4 09-04-2018 10:38 PM

Sorry to be slow, difficult day. R3277 County of Devon, loco drive.


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