I have had nothing but trouble with them. Just pulled 4 from Atlas GP's and replaced the frames with DCC ready frames and replaced with DN163.
Glenn, they take the same board as the Kato SD-40-2 analog. I have a ton of them, they are yours for the asking. Bob.
It is any bearing on the high speed side of the driveline. Worm bearings, motor bearings. I use Conductalube sparingly, works great! Some of my...
I bought a Micro-Mark 85109 screw starter, best $10.25 I ever spent. Bob.
Back in the mid 80's when I was working for Hino Trucks we had a customer in Greenville, SC, whose sole job was fueling Amtrak. 30,000 GVW truck,...
I have some 15 ACe,s and the only problem I have had was with the early ones. They would tend to push the gears out the bottom of the trucks if...
Train-worx is back at it with Peterbilts for FED-EX and some older single and tandem axel tractors. Bob.
I asked Joe to look into bringing back the Aerodyne sleeper several months ago. Looks good! I think I have a T-600 around here somewhere. Bob.
My one and only arrived today, looks good, once the sound is turned down it is an interesting side light to the train room. One is enough. Bob.
You are correct, no info from Kato though. I had a 42 done by a friend about 18 months ago. Bob.
Ron, your expertise is more than anyone could do. Excellent job, no I don't have any more brass for you to fix (the centipede was not mine). Come...
I have a 30 plus coal train which has micro mates, MT trucks with Atlas Accumates couplers. I have no problems, they were installed due to a...
What bothers me is are they trying to clone a good product? No matter how many have complained about the coupler coming apart it is still way...
I have been trying to get some for over a year, 23015, nothing yet. Bob.
Unless the mount for the DCC/Sound board is different a DN163K1c installed backwards will do the job. Bob.
Jeff, FYI, I just had the first Kato motor failure out of about 100. It was a new 10/14 loco. Bob.
How about a complete loco? Bob.
I have confirmed that earlier today. Bob
I have 30 of them, put MT's in all, 33", run like a champ. Bob.
868. Guess I have been here longer than I thought. Bob.