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    Power Needs for Complex Layouts

    I am planning a Kato N-Scale layout. My current plan is to use what I have purchased so far, the M1 Kato Master 1 Set, which has the Basic Oval and Power Pack; the V1 Kato Variation Mainline Siding Passing Set; plus the V6 Kato Outer Loop Set, which I want to purchase. Illustrations of how the...
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    What polarity do DC trains work on

    I have a DC train that I just repaired, but I don't know what polarity I should operate at. When the train is moving forward, should the positive lead be at the left or right wheel for standard DC HO trains?
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    Roco loco speed and controllers

    I bought some used Roco locos on eBay, of varying ages. I notice that they all tend to run quite a bit slower than my other makes, Fleischmann etc. Is this typical of Roco locos? These are the European models. I have just tested on my track with a Bachmann manual controller. Do I need another...
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    Best Power Booster for Bachmann DCC

    My son received a Bachmann Digital Command train set for Christmas this year. Included were two DCC trains. He also received another Bachmann set with an analog engine. Loving trains as he does, he spent some Christmas cash on a fourth engine, another DCC. We combined the track from the two sets...
  5. "69KV" Subtransmission Utility Poles

    "69KV" Subtransmission Utility Poles

    Handcrafted utility poles for ho scale model railroad layouts...........
  6. Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    Need I say more?
  7. Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    The 2 window version of an SD60M, made and detailed by the inspiration of the freelance Utah Belt Railroad. Rail Power Products body.
  8. Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    Utah Belt Inspired SD60M

    The 3 window version of an SD60M, made and detailed by the inspiration of the freelance Utah Belt Railroad. Rail Power Products body on RPP frame and Athearn SD40-2 trucks
  9. Big Power at Chip Yard

    Big Power at Chip Yard

    Engines sit, along with a caboose, waiting to be serviced at the Chip Yard Engine Facility.
  10. WCTR B23-7 #9842 "The Desert Twins"

    WCTR B23-7 #9842 "The Desert Twins"

    These two B23-7's are known as the Desert Twins because of their odd looking paint schemes. Units are Rail Power Products shells on modified Athearn U23B chassis with FB sideframes. Units are detailed to the max with large snowplows, rooftop A/C units, and two 1/4 wave whip antennas.
  11. WCTR B23-7 #9830 "The Desert Twins"

    WCTR B23-7 #9830 "The Desert Twins"

    These two B23-7's are known as the Desert Twins because of their odd looking paint schemes. Units are Rail Power Products shells on modified Athearn U23B chassis with FB sideframes. Units are detailed to the max with large snowplows, rooftop A/C units, and two 1/4 wave whip antennas.



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