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Old 11-05-2019, 11:57 AM   #1
JPR
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Z Scale power/controller

I have been running HO for many years, but recently had to scale down to a move to a much smaller living place.
SO... I went all in and embraced Z Scale.

Question is: As I have many old 12v power controllers, and I am not ready to convert to digital yet, I would like to use one of my 12v contolelrs to power my Z scale. I am aware that z scale should be only 8-10v, so what I want to know, is how hard is it to convert or change an old controller? Is there a resister or step down module i can buy? Any suggestions?
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Old 11-06-2019, 10:00 PM   #2
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I have 2 z scale starter sets i'd sell, but I can't let them go too cheap.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:39 PM   #3
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Scales Modeled: Heavily into semiscale 0-27 with a few scale 0 and some older HO, S, N, and one G and Z scale set.
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I have 2 z scale starter sets i'd sell, but I can't let them go too cheap.
Which sets are they, their condition, approximate run time and how much would you want for them? Pictures would be appreciated. Thanks!
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