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  1. Beginning my Blog

    This will be a blog about my delve into model railroading. Not sure where it will lead, or how many entries it will have, only time will tell.

    I started with Kato Unitrack, purchasing the M2 starter set which is a basic oval with siding and DC power/control pack. Along with this I purchased a N EMD F7 Union Pacific Train set which included a locomotive, 3 mixed freight cars and a caboose. Soon I added the V2 Viaduct set, V5 Inside loop and V6 Outside loop add-on sets. I also got ...
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  2. BLI Light Mikado

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    I just received my Light Mikado, SAL #498, this week.

    My setup is Kato Unitrack with a Digitrax Zephyr DCS52 DCC controller.

    When I first put it on the track I was not impressed. It kept cutting off and restarting. At first I thought it was doing this randomly, but then I noticed it was at certain sounds. Blowing the whistle would always cause it to cut-out and restart. After messing with it a bit I tried turning down the volume ...
  3. Getting over your FEAR in Model Railroading

    A new kind of video, regular ones being created this week. Enjoy..
  4. Ain't it funny how time slips away?

    With apologies to Willie Nelson, greetings fellow N Scalers! I have been all over the place these last few weeks between working, rail fanning, and even some model building. In addition, I am supposed to get out and walk some as part of my recovery process following surgery. What I haven't had time for was blogging. So I'll do my best to make it up to you this week.

    Pam and I were looking for someplace where we could walk indoors, as the weather had been uncooperative that week, ...
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  5. We made it on the What's neat this week show

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