# 31A: INSTALLING A GILBERT SMOKE UNIT IN A  "FLYONEL"  NORTHERN

AN AMERICAN FLYER® REPAIR CLINIC

From Port Lines Hobbies

THE FOLLOWING APPEARED IN S-GAUGIAN, SEPTEMBER 2009, ON PAGE 18. IT WAS AUTHORED BY DAVID BAIR.


 

In-Shop Upgrade: The above can be done in our shop for you. The cost is $95, plus return shipping & insurance.  If you supply a functioning (i.e, not burned-out) smoke chamber, the price is reduced by $20. Deduct an additional $5 if you supply a usable AF smoke piston.

PARTS AVAILABILITY:
    Complete kit for the preceding Flyonel conversion: $45
         (Includes an original Gilbert smoke unit and a replacement smoke wick to rebuild it before
             installation, plus all other required parts for the conversion).
    Smoke element and wick (later solid type): $3.00
    Smoke wick, pre-wound: $5.00
    Smoke wick kit (wind your own): $3.00
    An1 smoke fluid (cedar): $12.00 (4 oz bottle)
    An1 smoke fluid (odorless): $12.00 (4 oz bottle)
    Super-Smoke fluid (cedar): $9.00 (2 oz bottle)
    Super-Smoke Christmas fluid (balsam): $9.00 (2 oz bottle)
    Super-Smoke fluid (hickory): $9.00 (2 oz bottle)
    Super-Smoke fluid (sugar maple): $9.00 (2 oz bottle)
    Super-Smoke fluid (odorless): $9.00 (2 oz bottle)
    Funnel: $1.50
    Red plastic smokestack: $1.50
    Brass smokestack: $2.00

    Other related parts are listed in the website AF PARTS catalog, under "Smoke Units".


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