At AA Model Train Repair, we provide parts and repairs for trains from all over the world for only $65.00 an hour plus parts. We have an extensive inventory of hard to find parts for older trains. Services are available for Proto Sound 1 MTH Engines reprogrammed for $25.00. We do Proto Sound 2 upgrades on MTH engines also. You can ship your trains for repair to AA Model Train Repair 8340 Ulmerton Rd # 222 Largo, FL 33771.
Train Repairs and Restoration
Average repair time under 30 days. Our repair staff has the expertise earned with receiving MTH and Lionel authorized certificates. We are committed to getting your train running smoothly and looking like an "off the shelf" model. No matter what the problem is - a broken part, not running smoothly or “it won't run at all”- we have experts in store to address the problem.
We pride ourselves in our ability to provide you with a one-stop train service for HO, N, O, S, and G gauge.
Our staff provides repair, service and restoration for:
- G gauge and LGB locomotives and cars.
- Proto Sound 1 MTH Engines reprogrammed for $25.00.
- Proto Sound 2 MTH upgrades.
- Replacement or addition of sound systems
Armature & Motor Rewinding
AAMTR IS YOUR #1 SOURCE IM MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS.AAMTR can provide wide range of train repairs like one of specialties service is armature & motor rewinding If your model train motor needs rebuilding, AAMTR can assist All pre and post war motors for Lionel, American Flyer, Ives and others can be rebuilt and made to run like new. Save yourself the trouble of trying to find a rare replacement motor. If you have the intact armature core, the AAMTR can rebuild it for you.
We repair and restore Lionel transformers. To make your transformer work like new we diagnose and then repair and/or replace all power cords and all rollers. For ZW, VW, KW, Z or V transformers, circuit breakers are checked for opening time and then if necessary upgraded to new modern technology circuit breakers. We check whistle controls for proper DC voltage output and in most cases a diode will be installed which is a MUST for operating electronic trains!
We build layouts for all scales (specializing in O gauge) – If you want the layout of your dreams, but are struggling with where to put it, the design that is just right for you, how many trains you want to run, then we can help you. We can help you create the layout that works for you. Partial or complete layout design consultation is available.
Our staff is composed of avid train lovers with years of experience with all aspects of the industry. We know trains and we carry a wide variety of modern and postwar trains and accessories along with HO, N gauge trains and rolling stock. We also carry scenery and paint supplies. If you are looking for your first train or your next train, we can provide you with options or help you make the right choice.
LGB Train Repair
We repair, service and restore, all G gauge and LGB locomotives and cars. We provide a range of others services WE REPLACE, OR ADD SOUND SYSTEMS to your locomotives or cars
Due to our large inventory of parts and well equipped repair facility, we are able to use genuine replacement parts in many cases when needed.
Are you wondering what your train and accessories are worth? Train values vary greatly with age, condition and market. The market is variable and knowing the value of your trains is valuable in and of itself. AAMTR due to our volume of sales and repairs can provide you with an honest appraisal of the value of your train or collection. Appraisal costs vary with size of collection.
Did you ever wish your favorite locomotive had train sounds?
The Sound Commander 2 is a low cost way to add sound to your locomotives. The Sound Commander 2 has extended conventional mode functionality, including two volume selections. With its small, compact size, it can be installed into many modern era and post war locomotives, yet delivers over 1 watt of output power. This sound upgrade kit can operate in conventional mode with horn/bell buttons, or in command mode when interfaced to compliant products. $89.95 + Labor for Steam/Diesel 84.95 + Labor.
Locomotive Command Control can give your trains more than you ever thought they could produce. Any engine can be upgraded using an AC/DC Commander.
AC/DC Commander with SMS* TechnologyTM is the perfect engine upgrade for those who desire more speed steps than the usual 32. The AC/DC Commander is capable of operating in 32 speed step mode for speed profile compatibility with existing engines. When desired, the AC/DC Commander can be switched to operate with 100 speed steps. The low end speed control performance is noticeably improved in this mode of operation. Even AC post war motors can be set to "creep" down the rails! $69.95+Labor.