|Professional Model Review and Servicing|
|All models are reviewed and
evaluated prior to listing them for sale. Many of the models currently
available in the secondary market require some degree of attention
prior to making them available. The work for most models can be as basic as
cleaning the model, mechanism lubrication and testing, minor detail repairs, and minor paint touchups. Others requires some
For selected models, usually higher value O Scale and HO Scale steam and diesel locomotives, we professionally service the models to ensure their optimal appearance and operation. These efforts may include the correction of finish blemishes, clear-coating the overall finish, aligning and tuning the existing mechanism, and minor upgrades such as the addition of directional constant LED lighting, replacement of original open frame motors with equivalent can motors, and other model specific work.
The professional servicing
tasks that may be performed include:
Models that have been professionally serviced include in their listings a section entitled "Model Service Notes". This section provides a summary of the work performed on the particular model.
We do offer some models "As Is"
or as projects to be completed by the customer. These models
are noted in their descriptions.