Monthly Archives: July 2014

Last week my 8 year old daughter bought her first N scale freight car with her own money.  This week,  my friend Joe D’Amato sent her TEN Micro Trains cars as a present.  She has been looking at these cars wanting to switch them, but with the heat being over […]

I’m a bad dad

Went to Arnie’s trains in Westminster, CA yesterday. The detailer in me was happy since I was able to find SP light package details.  The father in me was happy to see my 8 year old daughter pick out her first freight car.  This Lehigh Valley 40 footer is a […]

Hobby shop finds

I went to Michael’s today and bought a 2b pencil, and “drew” on about 8 inches of rail. I ran my loco over it a few times, repeated the application, ran down a siding, and kept repeating until all rails were ran down at least twice. With DCC, and the […]

Tried something different

Last week I sent in my TCS CN-GP decoder for warranty after letting out the factory smoke. They are not only replacing the decoder with a new one, they also informed me that the issue was a short that fried the speed controller.

Got to love TCS…