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  1. K

    One decoder two engines.

    I've had good luck with Sound Trax rated at 2 amp.s Most have a 15% over amperage. NCE are also great but they are not in the sound business as yet. The worst experience I have has are Digitrax. Many failures but they are good on warranty replacements.
  2. K

    One decoder two engines.

    Thanks for the reply. I'm looking at doing Athearn F7s and I think a 2 Amp decoder would work ok. They will have new motors and modern drive shafts.
  3. K

    One decoder two engines.

    OK guys here is one for you. I want to power two locos, an A&B F7 units with one decoder. The units will be coupled together with a drawbar. Rather than use two 2 decoders I want to use only one for both units. The motors would be in series. Anyone have any comments on this arrangement?




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