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Offline dave.nm

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Farish Hall only run backwards
« on: November 28, 2017, 06:11:56 PM »
I have a Poole farish  hall ran great until a couple of days ago, now will only run backwards any ideas please.

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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 06:47:07 PM »
From my experiance that could be one of the little nylon bearings worn out causing the armature to touch the pole pieces but going forwards the thrust on the gears keeps it central if that makes any sense.I had a pannier that wouldnt go backwards I stripped it down gave it a full clean and replaced both bearings and it ran like a new loco ,Unfortunately I dont have any more bearings left or I would have sent you a couple .B R Lines still had some in stock when I last looked on their site .
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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2017, 06:59:23 PM »
From my experiance that could be one of the little nylon bearings worn out causing the armature to touch the pole pieces but going forwards the thrust on the gears keeps it central if that makes any sense.I had a pannier that wouldnt go backwards I stripped it down gave it a full clean and replaced both bearings and it ran like a new loco ,Unfortunately I dont have any more bearings left or I would have sent you a couple .B R Lines still had some in stock when I last looked on their site .
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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2017, 07:02:21 PM »
I have a Poole farish  hall ran great until a couple of days ago, now will only run backwards any ideas please.

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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2017, 07:05:33 PM »
Very many thanks Bob, will try renewing bearings and hope that fixes it dave

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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2017, 07:28:50 PM »
Very many thanks Bob, will try renewing bearings and hope that fixes it dave
Hi Dave,

If you have - or can get bearings - great!

If not....

I've used the old bearings drilled out to accept ptfe tube as the replacement bearings.

Thanks
Thanks
Phil Holman

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Re: Farish Hall only run backwards
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2017, 09:24:06 PM »
Many thanks, I have found a couple of bearings so I am giving it try

 

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