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I just purchased an MTH 4500-hp turbine and I'm trying to figure out why it wont smoke. I've checked the heating element inside the loco and its hot, the fan is working, tho no smoke is forming! The fluid I'm using is the "Proto-Smoke" that came with it since I've lost my other bottle of fluid...
I've had a first-gen Athearn FEF for a while now and have never been fully satisfied with the factory-installed MRC sound decoder. I've been kicking around the idea of replacing it. Tsunami Heavy Steam seems to be the replacement decoder of choice. I'm interested in any comments, tips...
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