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American Flyer
« on: January 02, 2016, 10:47:42 AM »
Welp...I got tagged a little.
Went to my sister's for Chirstmas and she gave a big box of her late husbands "toys." Inside was a Lionel train set from around the mid eighties. She said it didn't work - HAH! Child's play. Then Ann reminded me that she had an old train set from when she was little. I found that one in the pole barn and drug it in the house thinking maybe i could combine the two.

Inside was an original American Flyer train set # K5419T (I looked it up). It's a two-track system from 1952-53 complete with the hand car and working spotlight car. Everything works :Tongue: It only came with curved track, enough to make about a 3 foot circle -- but there's this thing--- it's called ebay.

I now have enough track to make it to make it from my house to Port Huron about 28 miles  :face-slap: :b0201:

I'll try to post some pics later tonight.

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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2016, 11:39:43 AM »
 :b0230: :b0230: :b0230:


Looking forward to seeing the pictures and of course, VIDEOS  :b0209:


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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2016, 08:34:03 AM »


Shot with my phone in the basement last night...

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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2016, 09:09:42 AM »
Sweet, looking forward to more...  :t2030: :t2030:

Are you going to put the Mobius on top of it also??? 



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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2016, 11:25:56 AM »
Amazing what's in old tunks and barns! All my rolling stock is now with my son in Orange CA where he and his son can use it. I didn't have room in my small house for the layout it deserved. Still have the same old feelings, though, when I see your layout, Randy. May you spend many happy hours. AND - so far you don't have to register them!!  :b0230: :b0230:

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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2016, 01:25:49 AM »
Nice. I can just see it now ploughing through the snow from your front door to the barn.  What a sight that would make.

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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2016, 08:31:35 AM »
Hi Bear...Thanks. IT surely would be.

On a side note, I have tried to PM you and send regular mail to no avail. Do you not wish to receive messages or is something just screwed up on the forum end?

Either way it's all good.
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Re: American Flyer
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2016, 10:02:54 AM »
Hi Bear...Thanks. IT surely would be.

On a side note, I have tried to PM you and send regular mail to no avail. Do you not wish to receive messages or is something just screwed up on the forum end?

Either way it's all good.
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Randy, the permissions for the Zombies got messed up and he couldn't see crap, no profile, messages, nutting... lol  I posted about it... But he will be able to see the PM's now... 


Oh yeah, Robert is correct, that would be AWESOME!!!!!   :b0206:



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