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  1. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    UPDATE Digitrax sound decoder and lights installed. 100 Ohm resistor between the orange and grey. I used decoder pro to set the speed table steps to 2 all the way across which keeps the resistor from heating up. Works great. Even added some marker lights.
  2. Gdelmoro

    Bachmann 50 ton 2 Truck Climax - Need smoke Stack

    Thanks for checking mark. Guess I’ll call PSC
  3. Gdelmoro

    Bachmann 50 ton 2 Truck Climax - Need smoke Stack

    They have a bunch bur how do I tell which fits my model? Also the page does not have prices
  4. Gdelmoro

    HO Bachmann - Mantua 2-6-6-2 DCC & Sound - Your Experience?

    Hi all, Anyone have one of these? How do they run? What decoder is in it? Other manufacturers?
  5. Gdelmoro

    Membership in the NMRA verses the Number of Model Railroaders in the U.S.

    I’m close now, Purchased a Spectrum 2 truck Climax and the sound module from Micro Mark $350 - 15% $50 :o
  6. Gdelmoro

    Membership in the NMRA verses the Number of Model Railroaders in the U.S.

    Yea... I did the free trial and found a couple of interesting things on the website, BUT the NMRA videos remind me of presentations I did back in the 60’s! Overhead Projectors and Acetate sheets and slide projectors. Some guy with a hand held video cam taping the out of focus lecture. I also...
  7. Gdelmoro

    Latest Purchase...

    Those TCS WOW kits are nice too
  8. Gdelmoro

    Bachmann 50 ton 2 Truck Climax - Need smoke Stack

    Hi all, I just purchased the DCC HO Bachmann 2 truck 50 ton climax with the Soundtraxx sound module. NICE little locomotive. I want to change the straight stack to the Onion Stack. Anyone know where I can get one to fit this model?
  9. Gdelmoro

    Do you keep ll your locomotives and rolling stock ON your layout?

    You gents have a lot of stuff :cool:
  10. Gdelmoro

    Do you keep ll your locomotives and rolling stock ON your layout?

    I don’t have enough room on my layout and I only have 16 DCC locomotives I have another 12 DC that I’m slowly converting to DCC. My ferry and sorting Yards are too small to keep all the rolling stock on the layout. I like the idea of shelves so I guess I’ll look into that.
  11. Gdelmoro

    Do you keep ll your locomotives and rolling stock ON your layout?

    Hi all, Do you keep all tour models on your layout? If not where do you store them?
  12. Gdelmoro

    Adding LED’s to the BLI Lighting & Thunder

    Hi all, I have a BLI Lightning and Thunder and I want to know if I can add additional LED Strips to the connections for the ones that come with the product? anyone do this?
  13. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    Can I take a motor out of an old DC locomotive and mount it in the tug then connect the decoder? If that works, it seems better than connecting and disconnecting the resistor.
  14. Gdelmoro

    Dc sound

    There. Is another option if you have any BLI Locomotives. The will produce sound of the engine (steam or Diesel). You can add bell and horn with the BLI DC Master. http://www.broadway-limited.com/bli-1011dcmasteranalogcontrolmodule.aspx
  15. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    For some reason the link worked the second try. so it looks like I want a diesel decoder. From other forums they recommend a Fairbanks Morse or ALCO or EMD S1 sound.
  16. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    Thanks. The link didn’t work but I can search for it. Once i get the decoder I understand that I need to install a 100 ohm resistor between the grey and orange decoder wires to simulate the motor resistance I guess. I need that to be able to program the decoder. Anyone ever do this? Have a...
  17. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    Toot, I thought the Tugs had diesel motors like catapiller or EMD’s. In any case, looks like the Econami or the Digitrax SDH166D (included the speaker) may work. Now I need to find out what a 1950’s Tug motor was.
  18. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    It doesn’t appear that the NCE D13W or the Digitrax DH126D have sound? The Soundtraxx SoundCar does. Cost about $50. If the others have spins and light capability I don’t care about motor control.
  19. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    No movement. Just need motor sound and lights. It will be placed against my car ferry as if it is holding it in place. Thanks for the reply’s I’ll check out those decoders.
  20. Gdelmoro

    DCC Decoder for Tug boat

    Hi all I have an HO Tug Boat omn my layout and I want to control the motor and lighting. Does anyone know of a decoder that would do that?




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