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Review of Maintenance & Repair Guide for Lionel Electric Trains DVD

 4.7 of 5 (7)
Easy-to-follow, helpful guide to keeping your Lionel trains and accessories in top working condition. Making Postwar Lionel trains and accessories run like they did when they come out of their boxes 50-60 years ago is fun. You get a fine sense of history and satisfaction. And you can do it. It's easy. This DVD shows you how.

* Replacing power cord, contact rollers, and terminal posts on ZWs
* Cleaning and repairing E-units
* Organizing your work area
* Whistles, Horns, and Relays
* Motor cleaning and lubricating
* Switches
* Vibrotors: various types and how to improve performance
* Smoke Units
* Re-wiring basics
* Cleaning trains inside and out
* Tips on improving performance of locomotives

35 minutes.
“There is not one piece of Lionel equipment made between 1945 and 1969 that cannot be repaired with parts available today unless it was underwater and rusted solid.”
John L

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!

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