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Bachmann ALCo S-2 with ESU LokSound - Quick Demo

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I just recently finished up an installation of ESU LokSound in my new Bachmann ALCo S-2 switcher, which I got on a spectacular deal from ModelTrainStuff. I paid less than $40 each for two of these, and I plan to repaint one to mimic a local museum's S-2. Decoder I used the LokSound Select decoder, which I ordered...
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Peco Inspection Pits: Installation + Template

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A while back, I purchased some PECO Inspection Pits from ModelTrainStuff. I planned to paint them a more concrete color, weather them, and install them inside the small shop building I'm putting together from a PikeStuff kit. I decided to share the process with you, and I included an easy printable cutting template to make the holes for...
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ZephyrCab: Plans for Fall

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It's been a while since I posted about ZephyrCab, and for good reason. I've been busy with various other projects, like my Arduino Turntable Controller. But with the fall approaching and me having limited time for hobbies, I intend to focus more on ZephyrCab's development. Read on to see what's in store! What is ZephyrCab? For those just...
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Arduino Turntable Indexing System: Introduction

Many of you are probably familiar with the Atlas HO scale turntable. It's cheap, it's easy to install, and it works pretty reliably. You can add a motor drive unit and connect it to a basic switch for a simple motorized turntable. This works well if you don't need a DCC turntable, but there's no easy way to...
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