Kenner Sky Rail Battery Box Repair
Updated May 26, 2006
If you own a Kenner Sky Rail Building set, then
chances are excellent you have a battery box that
The very poor design and construction of the battery box
caused the small plastic pins inside the switch to
and break, even with just moderate use.
Now you can get quality repairs to make your unit
fully functional again!
(As it is commonly found these days)
I was one of those kids in the early 60's that had a
great Sky Rail set that quickly became unusable.
After all these years I have engineered the fix!
By carefully replacing the plastic pins with ones
made of steel, the switches can now be stronger and
more durable than the originals.
If you own a Sky Rail set #17 or #18
with a non-functioning battery box, you can now get it
restored to good working order!
The repair involves disassembling the box down to
all individual pieces, replacing the plastic pins
and adding a small, non-conductive plate for strength.
All the electric contacts are cleaned for
optimal operation, and the box is then reassembled.
The only visible difference is that the small metal
securing the switch handle is replaced with a screw.
(Please do not try to disassemble the box yourself.
It was not designed to be repaired and is easily
If you have seen my items and work in the past you know I am
honest about all aspects of the goods and services I provide. I am willing to
behind my repairs. On the
unlikely chance that I am unable to repair your unit,
your money will
be refunded (less shipping).
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