Reeds Hobby Shop is able to perform repairs on many types of model trains including but not limited to:
HO Scale: bring the model into the shop for an evaluation, this includes DCC decoder installation requests.
Models that we can not repair include, but is not limited to, old AHM, Rivarossi Tyco, Mantua, Life-Like, MTH (Mike's Train House) and Bachmann as we are unable to obtain parts for these models. For Bachmann items, please click here to refer to Bachmann's repair policy on their website.
On30: bring the model into the shop for an evaluation.
Lionel, American Flyer, Marx: bring the model to the shop to be evaluated. Some minor repairs may be able to be performed in the shop. If we are unable to help, we suggest contacting the All Gauge Toy Train Association or the San Diego 3-Railers. Please note that we not an authorized Lionel repair site.
Mikes Train House (MTH): we do not have any one available to work on MTH models at this time. Please check the MTH website to find the closest authorized repair center.
Piko: contact Piko America directly at (619) 280-2800.
LGB: contact Berry at (619) 599-3060 or Ron Gibson at (760) 271-7143 or at rongibson2 [at] aol [dot] com.
N and Z Scale: we do not have any one available to work on these at this time. This includes DCC decoder installations. We suggest you contact the San Diego Society of N Scale to see if one of their members can help.