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I can suggest using a base MILS module (BTM-1 on the picture below), basically an extra layer including some Technic Bricks around the edge for connectivity between modules as well as some plates on top of existing baseplate. Yes, it is going to be bulkier and heavier, but at the same time much more sturdy and easy to assemble and take apart for travelling. ...


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FOLLOW UP POSTED AS AN ANSWER So, I managed to disassemble the wheel axle from the gear axle, which show what I was expecting, a broken piece in the freewheel. As my question is on how to disassemble the wheel itself @Rin Rio-Oki answer is the correct one. A picture is worth a thousand words so put picture ... The wheel axle is simply force in the gear ...


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My back wheels do the same thing. There is no metal axle that connects both back wheels like the axle design does for the front wheels, but I'm sure LEGO designed it that way. So, imagine the train's motor being in an "ON" state just a rolling. Now enters a kid, just being a kid. Grabs the thing, and starts a rolling in whichever direction kiddie wants ...


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That is unfortunate situation. What makes your matter worse is that these two parts come from quite old set (OP mentioned 8466). Aged parts tend to have stronger clutch power than the newer parts. Even if these two parts were new they would be pretty hard to take apart. In this situation I think the only solution is taking sharp knife (like x-acto or utility ...


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I don't know what pieces you have in your collection to build the perfect most creative piece separator, so my answer will be based on, "What common items do many people have on hand in a house?" Try a dull butter knife. EDIT: Or we can just ignore what I said, and make something simple with pieces many of us should have. Find any sized beam 5 pin holes ...


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