My Library - Magazine Articles By David Dewey

American Flyer Under the Tree

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2013 #6 December
Page:
15
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shares a number of photos of S-scale trains under the family's Christmas tree, as well as his friend's layout. Other Christmas-related photos with trains are included as well.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #2 April
Page:
8
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first of the author's columns about running and fixing American Flyer trains. In this column he introduces himself and his history of model railroading. He shares a tip for how to remove the AF floors from the cars' body, including the action caboose.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #3 June
Page:
14
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column focuses on trucks and their wheels.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #5 October
Page:
22
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column continues to deal with improving A.F. trucks.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #6 December
Page:
20
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the Christmas train set up he builds and uses every year, which includes elevated sections.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #1 February
Page:
10
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
In this column, the author covers how to deal with loose A.F. steam wheels as they age. It also deals with gauging the wheels as well as quartering them.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #2 April
Page:
14
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers repairing motors in A.F. steam locomotives.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #5 October
Page:
22
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column focuses on the A.C. Gilbert track, and how to get good performance out of it.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #6 December
Page:
24
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
Continuing with the track theme from the previous issue, this column makes suggestions for improved running around the Christmas tree. Includes several Christmas set-up photos by Mike Wright.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #1 February
Page:
18
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the various A.F. steam locomotives that were produced.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #3 June
Page:
18
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
How to identify smoke-in-tender models and how to fix them.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #6 December
Page:
18
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
New books and reference material to help anyone wanting to repair A.F. products.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #1 February
Page:
18
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column starts a series on A.F. turnouts. It covers A.F. #720.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #2 April
Page:
20
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column continues the series on A.F. turnouts.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #3 June
Page:
20
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
What tools are required to be able to fix A.F. items?

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #6 December
Page:
22
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
What to look for before buying a "bargain" at a train show.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #1 February
Page:
22
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
What to look for before buying a "bargain" at a train show.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #6 December
Page:
18
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
How to prepare your AF trains for the Christmas display layout around the Christmas tree.

Fixin' Flyer

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #6 December
Page:
22
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author gives the top-ten reasons why you're having trouble keeping your engines on the track.

Flyer Fest West IV

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #3 June
Page:
33
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A behind-the-scenes review of the show held in 2003.