Dismantling a 1438

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bobby
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Dismantling a 1438

Postby bobby » Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:04 pm

Hello again,

I have 2 x 1438 Steam engines in BR Black.

Both are ceased up as they have not seen the light of day for a good few years. I have removed the body and all screws to be seen, but cannot remove the axel cover plate. Is there a link to a service sheet showing how I can achieve this.

Thanks in advance,

Bobby

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby Bigmet » Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:03 am

You will to supply some more clues Bobby. Dapol manufacture in N, OO and O. With the gauge and the manufacturer's catalogue number progress is possible. You could also look at Lendon's site, they maintain a pretty full compendium of what service sheets are available.

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby bobby » Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:14 pm

Hello again,
Regret Lendons don't have this sheet thus my plea for help with NRM. My 2 locos are Dapol ND1049-LN01. 14XX 0-4-2. 00 gauge, Tank. Hope this
allows correct ID and further help on how to get the axel plate off.
Thanks in advance.
Bobby

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby Bigmet » Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:56 pm

Since it is OO you can look for the Airfix GMR or Hornby 14xx diagram, as this model was manufactured from the same tools in turn by Airfix GMR, Mainline, Dapol and now Hornby.

This is the Airfix jobbie. http://www.lendonsmodelshop.co.uk/pdf/A ... 20Tank.pdf HTH.

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby bobby » Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:59 pm

Hello and thanks for the link to the Service Sheet for my problem. I am still working on the problem but still cannot understand. It appears that there are only 2 screws holding the plate to the chassis, which I have removed but I am very reluctant to just "tug" or "Lever" it off. I will try again in the morning and let you know how I get on.
Thanks again,
Bobby

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby Mike Parkes » Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:47 pm

Dapol provided the 14xx with a new chassis which all models of 1438 had so the Hornby service sheet not the Airfix one should be relevant
https://www.hornby.com/uk-en/serviceshe ... ad/id/131/
Looks like two screws to remove from the base plate and at a guess if it does not drop off it because its also clip fitted in place at either end. If you look at the main chassis block there are indented flats which presumably the plastic base plate clips into.

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby Bigmet » Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:24 pm

Mike Parkes wrote:Dapol provided the 14xx with a new chassis which all models of 1438 had so the Hornby service sheet not the Airfix one should be relevant...

Aha! You learn a new thing every day...

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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby 6C » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:44 am

Don't forget the possible phillips screw in the chimney - the Airfix one definitely had this arrangement
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Re: Dismantling a 1438

Postby bobby » Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:55 pm

Hello,
Thanks for the help. Interesting on the Hornby Service sheet. I now have the two little "beggars" running. I actually used manipulation of the armature over a period of time and gradually they both came back to life. Took the armatures out and cleaned the inside of the motor thoroughly. Thanks again for your help.
Regards,
Bobby G.

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