That looks like it's coming along nicely. Please keep posting your progress.
I used clear acetate for the windows on the long sides and Microscale Micro Kristal Klear for the small windows on the ends
They are mechanically modified with screws so that you cannot turn the throttle past 10 volts.
The Marklin controllers will give you abrupt starts and stops. I use the modified MRC 1300 controllers. They give a wide enough power range that I...
It was going to be a MoPac Eaglette until I found out that it's 15' too short. So ..... my story is that AC&F built a few of these short...
I was originally going to use a piece of plastic or brass bar stock to get the non-powered truck to the right location. Then I noticed that 2...
They had a large network of track. The Hooterville branch was isolated because of the burned out bridge.
See what you started, Rudy?
As requested ....... the insides.
I can take pics when I get home but I'm at work now. It's one powered shorty with the non-powered truck removed glued end-to-end to a...
This is a 3D printed mini Motorailer from Walt's Train and Things on Shapeways. I combined 2 Rokuhan Shorties to power it.
Just run it through your re-flow oven and everything will be fine.... lol
You can change the plastic MTL wheels to metal wheels as easily as the Marklin wheels. The only difference is that the axles are held in place on...
I would suggest replacing the plastic MTL wheels with metal ones. They roll more easily. To get the trucks to rotate better use a small flat...
Sunday in chat on ZCS John realized that he wasn't getting emails from the site. He's working on resolving this issue .
The couplers are all truck-mounted on the Alaska RR samples I have. They all come to the same spot relative to the body. You could cut the...
It's working fine now. What you saw was a placeholder for the site .
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