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Hello all! You all may remember me as "that one guy that barged in many months ago asking about toy train track."
Since that post, I have amassed a (currently very small) model train collection. I bought a single lot on eBay towards the end of January and that's been my whole collection since...
Very new to the MRRF, very new to forums in general, etc; so apologies in advance.
Anyways, the issue I am having is quite infuriating, but I am not engineer for anything so I have to ask for help, and hope that you guys might have some ideas.
Here is the issue:
The setup shown in the pic...
Those of you who are familiar with the Atlas HO Turntable know it's pretty much impossible to find a ready-made solution to add DCC indexing capability. It doesn't support an easy way to add indexing like the more expensive Walthers turntables. But for me, an Atlas turntable was ideal because of...
I'm using atlas HO 83 and the universal atlas HO nickel silver 100/83 joiners are hard to find these days, what's the best alternative to connect these rails without doing any mods to the joiners? I saw in few places people using atlas N code 80 joiners with some mods in HO 80...
Has anyone out there had issues with an out-of-the-box Atlas N Scale GP-9 DCC. Mine requires the speed to be higher then 40 to get it to start crawling down the track. Checked speed charts and everything looks good there. At a loss over here!
NCE DCC Decoder...
This "mystery" has to do with the difference between an Atlas Classic locomotive and the old Atlas/Kato locomotives.
I found an Atlas Classic locomotive in HO with all the detail molded on rather than separately applied. It looks to me like one of the older Atlas/Kato shells but it's in a...
The Great Lehigh Valley Train Meet
Merchants Sqaure Mall
1901 S 12th st
Allentown Pa 18103
2 days 2 different shows
over 150 tables each day 10,000 sqaure feet of train items
I recently purchased a HO scale C420 with sound and DCC. When I run it on my
Digitrax DCC layout the button F6 witch is supposed to be the doppler shift does
not operate the doppler, instead it just gives me a read out of my locomotives
speed. That is when it is running. When it is in neutral...
Atlas B39-8 BC Rail 3901. My latest detailing project, all I've done so far is put the horn on(5-chime horn from Miniatures by Eric). It came from the factory with the grab irons, operating levers and mu hoses.
An eBay find. Factory painted RPP Shell. Microscale numberboards, front classifcation jewels, walkway chains, MU hoses.
Weathered with that heavy Conrail G.E. road grime look.
Powered with Atlas C30 Chassis
This engine was bought from the SOO, ready for scrap.
But Westport Terminal RR needed engines! Some fine day this engine will get new paint.
This RS-1 started its life at Atlas. It got an ESU sound decoder.
Westport Terminal RR
An Atlas Master GP38, the only thing I've done to it is to replace the original couplers with Kadee #58's - and that was for looks only, as the originals worked fine. It'll be interesting to see how it works under DCC in a few days.
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