A quick photo review of ScaleTrains highly anticipated new SD40-2 with ESU sound!
Looking to have a reliable large N Scale yard without breaking the budget meant hand laying turnouts. The 3D printer did the rest. Continue reading
Servos offer a much cheaper alternative to conventional methods of automating turnouts, and with JMRI and drivers from TamValleyDepot, no sacrifice in control options.
The standard metal shelf type couplers on these units both look good and function well, but I wanted the ability to use magnetic uncouplers during operations. I decided to make the conversion to Kadee #158 couplers, a drop in non-shelf type semi-scale whisker coupler. Continue reading