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Win N Trak will be setup at the Clearspring Shopping Centre in Steinbach, Manitoba from Friday April 13 to Saturday April 14
Show hours are as follows:
Friday 9:30am to 9:30pm
Saturday 9:30am to 6:00pm
Steinbach is about a 45 minute drive south east of Winnipeg on Highway 12.
As I haven't completed painting my modules yet, and want to add a LocoNet panel to the fascia, I'd like to know the best way to make all 4 lines (Red, Yellow, Blue, Green) DCC ready.
I plan on adding a mechanical switch between the tracks and the panel so that if the club is running analog...
I am in the design phase of my next set of NTRAK modules, which I am planning on modelling Chicago's Elevated Line
Where would one find scale buildings of the city?
What would be the best method to build the elevated track (other then use a paper template and scribing styrene)?
As seen in the Winnipeg Sun (Paper Edition)
My club is looking at getting into DCC
Currently, we normally setup a typical NTRAK layout with about 14 4' modules and corners
We are trying to figure out what the best DCC system would be for our needs, whether we go Digitrax, MRC, etc
We realize the members will have to add chips to...
Well, my roommate and I have decided to build a new layout as we were getting tired of watching the train go round and round....
So here is our new layout plan
The room is about 18' x 16 1/2
On the right hand side, we plan on having a low lying area, with a viaduct purchased from one of...
Does anyone have a efficient way to store their engines and rolling stock?
Right now, I am using foamboard trays in a rubber maid container
I'm finding that the couplers are getting bent out of shape and the wheels are falling off the trucks
Has anyone ever had any luck on getting a wig-wag to function in N-scale?
I had the opportunity to spend some time in Steinbach, MB this weekend helping out the Steinbach NTrak Club out with their annual show at the Clearspring Shopping Center. We had a monster layout, at 8 modules by 3 modules, not counting corners we estimate that there was something like just over...
I'm not sure how many MRFF members are also part of the NTrak group on Yahoo!, but there appears to be a lively debate going on at the moment about finding an alternative to the Cinch Jones connector used for track power on NTrak modules.
If anyone has any thoughts, let's post them here.
have decided to start modelling this unusual RDC for N-scale. I was wondering if there was anyone out there who had some photos and/or details about the test runs done back in 1966.
I recall prior to the last forum crash/upgrade that someone had posted info on it.....
If anyone can help...
Gooch's Bikes & Hobby Shop will be having an Open House Saturday and Sunday, November 27-28
They are located at 185 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, MB
Come see the following model railroad groups in action:
Gateway Western: HO Layout located in the basement
Win N Trak: N-Scale layouts located on...
Win-N-Trak had it's monthly meeting last evening and for our show, one of our members gave us a demonstration about how to work with Styrofoam. I have attached a link to the handout he gave us last night.
Hope it helps some people out...
I took some video of the club's portable and modular layouts at the Great Canadian Train Show here in Winnipeg on the weekend.
It is a rather large video file, approximately 90MB
To view it, click here
This is just to give people ideas as what can be modeled with a little bit of time
Two small-town merchants were visiting New York City for the
first time to attend a conference. There was a large party
thrown, with lots of food and drink. At the end of the party,
they both staggered outside.
One guy crossed the street, while the other stumbled into a
Win-N-Trak will be participating in the following shows this month in Winnipeg, MB
Railway Days - Sept 11-12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Union Station, 123 Main St, Winnipeg, MB This show will feature our Portable Layout, which has 2 tracks and staging areas in a classic over/under configuration...
Here is what I am thinking of putting together this winter for my N-Trak modules....This is just the rough draft. The plan is to use two 4' x 2' 6" modules with the 2 mainlines (Yellow & Red), 1 Branchline (Blue) and a mountain line (Green).
SOmehow or another, I plan on fitting a roundhouse...
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