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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    Very Nice!
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    Hahaha ..hmmm, I wonder how much someone would be willing to pay for it??
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    Thought I'd share a final shot of this finished project - however, I'm looking into installing a SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 decoder. :)
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    I guess it shows my ignorance with DCC decoders. I have the locomotive's main headlight and the tender's rear headlight. I may plan to place a light in the cab. Which SoundTraxx heavy steam decoder is adequate for what I have?
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    Here's a few pics...
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    This is a Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern, Union Pacific with an oil tender. This model train is from the 90's. I rebuilt it and added a new drive train that was bundled with a decoder, as a project I took on. I think this decoder is Bachmann's brand, or a low standard SoundTraxx, as you will see in...
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    I plan to do this myself. How difficult is it to swap the Bachmann decoder for a SoundTraxx Tsunami? Does SoundTraxx provide good wiring instructions - or will I have to research on the net?
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    I came across that site too, during my Bachmann 4-8-4 search. However, that is N scale. Thanks for posting!
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    ..and this is a Bachmann HO locomotive?
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    Replace DCC Decoder for Bachmann 4-8-4.

    Hello - what's a recommended or the best DCC decoder (and speaker) replacement for a Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern? Looking for optimal performance and realistic sound.
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    ..a few more shots. And another project that is in the works on this shelf, a 1/700 Yamato. If interested, check it out:http://www.shipmodels.info/mws_forum...?f=59&t=161768
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    It's been a while since my last post, and I thought to share some pictures with slight progress. I completed the display and added pins where I will run a .006 mm wire for both the bell and whistle. Enjoy!
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    UPDATES: Added builders plates, blue lenses for marker lights, several details to tender.
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    Applied a final semi-gloss coating. Added kadee cupler, wired headlight, created a numbered shield and bell. Left with the lens on marker lights...
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    HO Bachmann 4-8-4 Northern Greyhound

    Applied hi-gloss clear coat on the tender. Doing work on the decoder and wheel contacts for tender. Project is coming close to its end...




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