S Scale Power

Lownen Apr 1, 2008

  1. Lownen

    Lownen TrainBoard Member

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    It just occurred to me, I have no idea whether S scale is three-rail AC like the O scale it was intended to compete with, or if it is two-rail DC. Anyone happen to know off-hand?
     
  2. Greg Elems

    Greg Elems Staff Member

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    Some of the American Flyer equipment was 2 rail AC but the scale equipment sold by American Models and SHS Helper Service are 2 rail DC. With that being said, both of them sell AF compatible AC engines with electric e units to reverse direction. Also the AF compatible equipment has larger flanges on the wheels and AF style couplers. For the scale equipment, Kadee couplers are available.

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