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SBS4DCC Engine Cleaning and Tune-Up Service

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Manufacturer: SBS4DCC - Streamlined Backshop
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Streamlined Backshop Services Model Railroad Locomotive Cleaning and Tune-Up Services

Let me clean up and maintain your locomotives for you.
 
This package does not include any repair parts.  I can assist in selecting the proper parts for your situation. I can also provide the parts for an additional fee but cannot make any guarantees on price. I will make every effort to secure the best deal possible if you do choose this option. Please request price and availability prior to purchase.
 
Be sure to review our Ordering Instructions for this service. 

Basic Engine Cleaning and Tune-up includes:

  • Engine testing and inspection
  • Repair Estimate emailed to buyer as required *
  • Unit will be held until work approved and payment recieved as required *
  • Locomotive disassembly *
  • Wheel sets removed and cleaned **
  • Gear towers disassembled and cleaned **
  • Motor brushes and comutator ring cleaned
  • Electrical contacts cleaned and polished where possible
  • Front and Rear Headlight repaired as required ***
  • Engine chassis reassembled
  • Gears and motor lubricated as required ****
  • Couplers and trip pins tested, gauged, and adjusted
  • Coupler pockets lubricated ****
  • Engine reassembled and tested
  • Service report completed and emailed to buyer *****
  • Return packaging and shipping

NOTES:

 

Please provide details and/or request a quote in advance if you think you might need one of the following options.

* - Engines will be tested and inspected upon receipt. I will provide a summary of defects found and an estimate of time and materials required for repair. I will not persue the service on a damaged or defective engine without prior written authorization from the buyer. Locomotive repair services are available for an additional fee.

** - Wheels and gears are cleaned in an ultrasonic bath to aid in old lubrication removal. Heavy debris will be removed using plastic and/or metal bristle brushes or other tools as required.

*** - Additional materials including bulbs are available for an additional fee. All associated costs will be included in the repair estimate.

**** - Gears are greased and light hobby oil applied to other bearing surfaces as required. Coupler pockets are lubricated with graphite powder.

***** - Duplicate copies of the service report may be requested electronically for up to (5) years from the date of service.

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

I specialize in N, HO and O Scale decoder installations. I will glady quote installations in any scale.

I offer the following skills and qualifications and am confident you will be satisfied with my work.

  • 30+ years of model railroad experience in N and HO scales
  • Prior experience with rolling stock contract repair and maintenance services
  • 15+ years manufacturing experience including engineering and technical services
  • References available upon request

I am experienced in woring with all major decoder brands including TCS (Train Control Systems), NCE (North Coast Engineering), MRC (Model Rectifier Corp), Digitrax, and Soundtraxx. 

I have performed maintenance and DCC decoder installations on products by most major manufacturers including Alco Models, AHM American Hobby Manufactures, Aristo-Craft Trains, Arnold, Athearn, Atlas Model Co, Aztec Manufacturing, Bachmann, Balboa Models, BlueLine, Bowser, Branchline Trains, BLW Brass Locomotive Works, Broadway Limited Imports, Coach Yard, Con-Cor International, Crown Model Products, Fleischmann, Gem Models, Graham Farish, Hallmark Models, HobbyTown of Boston, Hornby International, Intermountain Railway, IHC International Hobby Corp, Kadee, Kato U.S.A., Key Imports, La Belle, Lambert, Lenz, LGB, Life-Like, Proto 1000, Proto 2000, Proto N, Lima, LOK-Sound, Mantua, Märklin, McHenry Couplers, Micro Mark Tools, Micro-Trains, Model Die Casting, Model Power, MTS IMPORTS, N.J. International, North West Short Line, Oso Railworks, Overland Models, Pacific Fast Mail, QSI, Rapido Trains, Rivarossi, Roco, Roundhouse, Shoreham Shops Limited, Soho, Sunset Models, Suydam, Stewart Hobbies, Tenshodo, Tower 55, United, Westside, and Wm. K. Walthers.

Volume discounts are available when (5) five or more installations are purchased at the same time. Please contact me to discuss your project and request a quote.

Be sure to check out the installations pages, you-tube videos and customer feedback page for many examples and additional information on my installation services.
 
 
 

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