AMERICAN FLYER S 303 4-4-2 READING ENGINE TENDER & 24627 CABOOSE KNUCKLE COUPLER

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 27, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

AMERICAN FLYER 303 ENGINE TENDER & CABOOSE

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The units gave a good 10 minute test run, but rather than do any disassembly, I opted to use WD40 to get a smooth operation. At first the e unit did not always function, but as the run went on, it operated properly. I found no chips, cracks, or large scratches, and the the units all fit the TCA ebay definition of C-5 good condition.

From a 35 year collector standpoint, nobody knows it all. From a dealer standpoint, I do my best to give an accurate description. I check all pieces for operation, unless otherwise stated. If a piece will function or just needs cleaning, because of the myriad of cleaners, lubricants, and techniques, I leave that up to the next owner, especially on more desirable collectors items. If the item does not function, or it is a complete set to run, I will clean and lubricate it, noting the lubricant used. My customary lubricant is WD40, which usually only requires another spray application, when the piece operates sluggishly. It can, however, be easily removed with a spray tuner cleaner, and minute drops of lubricant can be applied to each bearing surface. My reason for using this particular lubricant, is that it enhances conduction at e
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