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I hope to goodness I have chosen the right forum for this question, but it seemed appropriate.
I had a minute plastic cog that goes on the end of the motor spindle of a Farish loco. The wheels seem to have jammed and so the cog split in half.
I have tried the equivalent of brain surgery in trying to glue it with Farish model glue and also bostic, to no avail.
It appears? to be the same as the train of cogs in the bogie. It has 16 teeth.

Does anybody know where I might obtain such a thing, or a bag of them please in UK? I believe Farish no longer exist?
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@pedromorgan
It is a BR Class 101 multiple unit probably over 10 years old. The worm is brass and OK. I note that one similar cog on each bogie (in the chain of 5) is also split (as if the hole was not quite large enough and was forced on.
I take your suggestion that a new chassis might not be cost effective and agree because the shell is simply plastic.
However, I'll try Bachman, thank you.

@Edwin
Thank you for the link I will give it a go.

I think there is nothing to lose by trying, but had no idea where to go.
Thanks
Don

[Edit] I have now visited BRLines and they do indeed sell 6 to a bag. I have asked if they can confirm they are correct and problem solved.
Thank you again
 

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Discussion Starter · #7 ·
Will do Peter, but I guess I won't get a reply until tomorrow at the earliest. It does seem as if this site is just running down stocks until they are gone.
 

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Well that is what I call service, and on Sunday to boot!.
Email from Bob, explaining in detail the workings and construction of the bogies and the wheel insulators etc.
The motor cog is available and I need four new axles due to one cog in each bogie being split.
And the prices are reasonable.

Thanks for your help in avoiding a 'static train'.
 

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Discussion Starter · #12 ·
@Richard: Sorry, I only just spotted that advice about the nylon cogs and hot water. Where else could one get such tips.
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Oddly Richard, mine was in a box for about nine years after only having done about 50 feet on track. When re-opened, that is when the problem emerged. It had presumably cracked in the 'inbox' period.
The only difference is of course mine was not $thousands plus.
The advice is still relevant despite the price though and thanks again.
 

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One last comment, the new style cogs plus 4 complete axles (they must be the same throughout because they have smaller wheels) arrived today and despite thick fingers, all have been fitted.

The wheels look much nicer than the originals and have more realistic smaller flanges.
Total cost including postage and much free advice from Bob Russel £13.xx

Thanks for your help.
 
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