Hello there....am looking to buy some trucks (wheel sets?) and couplers
for AHM style train cars from the 70's, any help will be
=>Hello there....am looking to buy some trucks (wheel sets?) and couplers
=>for AHM style train cars from the 70's, any help will be
Why? They're bloody awful. I've thrown all of mine away - no sense cluttering
the scrap box withy unusable junk.
Plug the bolster hole with a bit of plastic sprue, file flat, drill for a
screw, and install real trucks. Trash those "horn-hook" couplers, too - they
look bad, and are just barely functional. Mount KD-5 or equivalent couplers
on the body. AHM cars were built with correct bolster heights, so a KD-5 with
box isntalls at the correct height.
Most of the AHM cars have decent bodies. The boxcars PS-1 style were made by
Roco and are very nicely done. Well worth reusing. Just not with those