A reprint of an article about trying to come up with 87 new ideas using AF-based products (only 8 are listed).
A summary of the 1990 A.F. Commemorative Car made by Lionel, and the improvements Lionel has made to their products starting this product year. Also the article introduces the 1991 A.F. Commemorative Car.
Update on the 1995, 1994, and 1993 A.F. Commemorative Cars projects.
A report on the status of the current and upcoming A.F. Commemorative Cars.
The author shares his observations about trying to build and improve upon his collection of American Flyer circus trains. Includes several photos of cars.
Two previous committees were merged into this new one, and the purpose is to produce an annual NASG A.F. Commemorative Car. The car significantly increased the NASG's membership.
Status update on the 1991 NASG AF Commemorative Car, introduction to the 1992 one, and some info on the 1993 one.
Dick describes his transition from A.F. to scale. His request is for more A.F.-related materials to be published in the Dispatch.
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.
This column focuses on trucks and their wheels.
This column continues to deal with improving A.F. trucks.
The author describes the Christmas train set up he builds and uses every year, which includes elevated sections.
The author gives the top-ten reasons why you're having trouble keeping your engines on the track.
Design drawings for how to construct the linkage.
A review of the past number of years of NASG Dispatch articles seems to indicate that the focus has been on "scale" modeling with little coverage for the A.F. enthusiast. To change that, Tom Nimelli has been appointed the Chairman of the American Flyer Enthusiast Committee.
Modifying the AF #283 Pacific to allow for coupling on the front, for double-heading.
This article covers what it would take to convert the American Flyer #740 handcar to be a reversing one, using electronic components.
The author provides a behind-the-scenes look on how the NASG's A.F. Commemorative Car project was started, and working with Lionel to make it a reality.
An introduction of this new column in the Dispatch.
The author covers the new products that Lionel is making available under the "American Flyer" brand name. He also covers American Models' new products, and the restart of the Rex product line.
The author describes how to trouble-shoot a locomotive smoke unit.
The author expresses his frustration with his GP-20 not running on the club layout for more than 20 minutes. He describes how he fixed it.
A tip on using Bondo's "Plastic Metal" to repair AF shells.
This installment covers the NASG American Flyer Commemorative cars from 1997 through 1999, including photos of each of them.
Covers the years 2000 and 2001, which were very popular tank cars.
This installment covers the 2002 and 2003 NASG American Flyer Commemorative Cars, both tank cars (includes their photos).
This installment covers the 2004 through 2008 NASG A.F. Commemorative Car projects, because they represented an entire GE work train, culminating into the 2008 Baldwin switcher engine (the only locomotive ever produced in this project). Includes photos of each piece.
The history behind the production of this train.
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