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    On September 9th, the American Trucking...

    On September 9th, the American Trucking Association put out a statement that basically said they couldn’t take up the slack if the railroads went on strike.
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    I have multiple command stations that I have...

    I have multiple command stations that I have collected over the years… it never hurts to have a backup, even if it is less capable than your primary system.
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    When I have a delay in an order, I usually send...

    When I have a delay in an order, I usually send an e-mail asking for an order status. Someone will respond. Just respond to the e-mail they sent with the order details.

    Typically the delay is...
  4. Any small one will work. I don’t keep a list of...

    Any small one will work. I don’t keep a list of the smaller ones these days, but all the brands you list have one.



    That should be fine. Usually scale labels don’t mean much.



    That...
  5. I did one of these a long time ago using a Lenz...

    I did one of these a long time ago using a Lenz wired decoder. I am sure the installation is similar to the digitrax instalation instructions you pointed to, though I don’t recall if i had to cut...
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    Those are designed for sound decoders. They...

    Those are designed for sound decoders.

    They may have speakers installed already.

    I am not sure there is a Digitrax decoder for this design yet.

    In addition to the ESU LokSound decoders (...
  7. No. The Lima and Model Power ones are basically...

    No. The Lima and Model Power ones are basically the same. They are based on PRR prototypes.

    The Rivarossi heavyweights were imported by Atlas at one point in time. The Rivarossi cars are mostly...
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    So just out of curiosity, how well does it work...

    So just out of curiosity, how well does it work with cars with open bottoms ( empty well cars, for example.)

    The visible light detectors i use sometimes miss tank cars and well cars….
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    In what I am seeing, I think you just need to...

    In what I am seeing, I think you just need to push the foam together and realign the tracks.

    It looks like the rail joiners are intact along with the track clips that hold the pieces together, so...
  10. Thread: DCC Explorer

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    If it could do everything the ( now unavailable)...

    If it could do everything the ( now unavailable) Pricom DCC Pocket tester can do, that would be nice…. I have one of those, but they are hard to find ( Pricom doesn’t even list them on the website...
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    amstilost, Looking at the second picture in this...

    amstilost, Looking at the second picture in this post: https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?50452-Shelf-brackets-up-construction-has-begun&p=617882#post617882

    I highly suggest moving the...
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    Sticky: This person is clearly trying to get collectors...

    This person is clearly trying to get collectors prices, especially on the brass, which he must think are worth more than they are.

    And of course, he just has pictures of the boxes for the...
  13. That has been a typical consist for the Heartland...

    That has been a typical consist for the Heartland Flyer since its inception. I rode it both directions shortly after that run started, here’s a picture before leaving FT. Worth on 12/30/2000.
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    Sticky: It is on my iPhone

    It is on my iPhone
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    Sticky: After skimming through the posts on this thread...

    After skimming through the posts on this thread from the last couple of days, I found the filter box in the app on my ipad now has a gauge selection… at least if your search criteria has any results...
  16. Well, you have to consider this a chicken and egg...

    Well, you have to consider this a chicken and egg problem…. Did the quality of service go down because the trains were losing money or was a degradation of service a reason for loss of revenue.
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  17. My comment on all of this is that there isn’t a...

    My comment on all of this is that there isn’t a passenger carrying service in the US that makes a profit and isn’t subsidized in some way by the government.

    When passenger trains were profitable...
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    Could you flip the body of the camera over… so...

    Could you flip the body of the camera over… so the arm is on the bottom instead of the camera?
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    I like to say there are two parts to operations:...

    I like to say there are two parts to operations:
    1) getting trains from point A to point B.
    2) getting cars from shipper to consignee.

    You can design a layout so, either by design or by...
  20. Theoretically that should work. Are you also...

    Theoretically that should work.

    Are you also going to be using the module network connection for NCE throttles?

    Except for the power cab, when used as a command station, NCE’s cab bus doesn’t...
  21. RS232 is limited to two devices. RS485 can...

    RS232 is limited to two devices.

    RS485 can have up to 128 devices. RS485 is actually pretty common in industrial applications. In model railroading, it is the physical layer communication...
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    NCE does not use LocoNet. NCE’s command bus...

    NCE does not use LocoNet.

    NCE’s command bus is called Cabbus. It is based on RS485.

    Paul
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    OpenLCB ( which has been adopted by the NMRA as...

    OpenLCB ( which has been adopted by the NMRA as LCC - see https://openlcb.org/ ) is mostly implemented using CAN bus.

    Rr-cirkits has a few nice OpenLCB nodes built using CAN. See...
  24. Oops, yes, I got it backwards.... but... the...

    Oops, yes, I got it backwards.... but... the wiring is almost the same.

    NCE recommends adding a few resistor to the cable to connect to a Digitrax booster:
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  25. True, but the LocoNet panels on the protected...

    True, but the LocoNet panels on the protected side are optional... and you aren’t going to be daisy chaining other devices on the protected side after the booster because the NCE booster doesn’t have...
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