I am changing my layout (bigger and better I hope) , to start I am getting rid of the atlas turnouts an replacing them with Walthers but I can’t find all the ones I need . So can I get Peco,s or Micro Engineering turnouts to go with the Walthers or do I have to stay with one manufacturer.
I bought some Walthers smoke fluid to use for my steam loco. Ever since I started using it, I haven’t seen any sort of smoke out of it since I bought the stuff. What am I doing wrong? I put in the right amount of the stuff and the wheels for the pickups are nice and shiny so it should be getting...
My brothers and I started piecing together an old layout after briefly moving out of big cities to stay with our parents during the first few months of the stay at home orders back in March 2020.
We still have a bit to go but I personally have been collecting Delaware & Hudson pieces...
I am making a 8x6 foot (to be expanded later) layout as my first decorated layout in HO
I have a 3railO set in my bedroom room floor but it is not really a layout as much as a toy train (“secured” by a few screws in places i walk through)
My theme for this project is amecan midwest-ish...
I have a collection of Marklin HO scale trains (locomotives, passenger cars) from the 1960's and early 70's. They were lightly used back in the day, well taken care of and have been in storage since the late 70's (in their original boxes). There are also buildings, track, roundtable etc. I am...
Anyone out there have an HO MTH GP38-2 with proto 3 sound?
I'm having a problem turning off some sounds I don't want - in particular cab chatter and brake squeal.
I have an NCE Power cab.
The documentation states F26 is brake sounds on/off and F27 is cab chatter on/off.
I have toggled F26 and...
I'm a beginner and plan to build a HO ratio layout. There are some questions:
1. When using the loco running on the layout, will there ever be electric shock ( or short-circuit) and damage to decode board or motor?
2. What is the cause of electric shock (if any) ?