Train Values and Selling My Trains. Unique and Valuable Lionel Trains. Parts and Service for My Trains.
Inside a nondescript building in northeastern Ohio, technicians fix thousands of beloved model trains. It has fans and customers just about everywhere, and its products can sell for hundreds of dollars. In the last years, it has established itself as the epitome of quality and class.
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If your train won't run at all, the first challenge is to find what is wrong. If the problem only started after you made recent changes to the track or trains, start there first. If you have no idea where to begin, the six steps below will walk you through the most common problem areas. Some problems are easy to solve.
Do you want to sell those old toy trains taking up space? Do you want to buy the toys of your childhood? Do you need your Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, or other toy train repaired?
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Let me start this treatise by saying that there is no ultimate cleaning answer or magic process. I'm also finding the cleaners are local in production. Common stuff here may not be so somewhere else. I'm a tinplater and certainly no expert on plastic.
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I have been involved in this fun hobby for many years now and I have received great enjoyemnt from all aspects of the hobby Another aspect I also enjoy is repairing and restoring old beatup trains. Bringing these old toys back to like to life and giving them another chance to shine also gives me great pleasure.