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  1. Jupiter60

    Looking for recommendations for having TCS wowsound installed in a brass locomotive.

    I'm working on converting a brass HALLMARK MODELS HO scale Colorado Midland 4-6-0 into Sierra Railway No. 3, however I have absolutely no knowledge in the DCC installation field and would like to put TCS wowsound in it. It has a can motor but would also need tender pickups, and a functional...
  2. OgreMike

    Newbie question on DCC

    hello everyone. OgreMike here. I am a newbie, but I have been interested in model railroading for over 50 years. I’m finally making my first attempt to build a model railroad. I’m building the Atlas plan HO 36. It’s the Oregon Pass Lines. But instead of doing the old traditional, DC type of...
  3. D

    digital multi-meter

    What has been found to be a satisfactory digital multi meter for testing of DCC locomotives? How much is necesssary to spend? Thanks Dan
  4. R

    Beacon Light wiring for DCC

    Hello, I am beginning my first DCC wiring in an engine. It seems pretty straight forward, especially if I had a DCC system that operates additional functions beyond lighting, such as any of the Digitrax systems. But, I have an old MRC Command 2000 system that works perfectly fine, but does not...
  5. H

    Convert Athearn F unit to DCC

    Has anyone any experience converting an Athearn F7 to DCC? I have a full passenger set with a pair of Athearn F7s (one powered, one dummy) and I'd like to use it with the DCC setup we're using now.
  6. H

    Introductions...

    Hi, My son and I are new to this site, and he is also 'new' to Model Railroading. He's received a number of sets over the years, and we finally have the space to occasionally lay down the track. and run some trains. I used to model in N scale (20 years ago), but we are now doing HO. Since we...




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