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RAILSPLITTER

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« on: December 23, 2017, 11:35:11 AM »

Hay Bachmann ,
Abird told me that Bachmann is going to use Soundtraxx DCC in the Dcc onboard equipped locos . Is this going to happen in 2018, or has it already happened with the latest releases in 2017?

Thanks,
Jon
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 08:26:05 PM »

 Huh?
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Len

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 10:43:08 AM »

You're probably thinking about the 'SoundValue Enhanced' announcement regarding SoundTraxx's "Econami" decoders:

http://soundtraxx.com/factory/bachmann.php?s=eco

Len
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2018, 02:56:40 PM »

No ,I was told that the ancient  Lenz decoders that are in all Bachmann dcc onboard locos will be replaced with Soundtraxx dcc decoders without sound also.

Jon
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2018, 09:47:38 PM »

Bachmann does not want to say? Hello ya still there?
Jon
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2018, 12:52:50 PM »

Like I cannot say? I don't know. Bachmann Quit ? Huh?
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the Bach-man
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2018, 09:54:28 PM »

Dear Split,
New announcements will be made at Toy Fair in February.
the Bach-man
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2018, 01:24:44 PM »

THANKS!
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Joe323

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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2018, 09:44:56 AM »

I thought some were also made at the Amherst show and/or the WGH tour.
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Yardmaster
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2018, 11:36:30 AM »

To clarify - The catalog that is released at Toy Fair in New York contains items that were announced at the previous NMRA convention as well as new sets and Thomas items. Almost all new scale model railroad items are normally announced at the annual NMRA convention that takes place in July.
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2018, 02:27:32 PM »

Will there ever be such a thing as a Spectrum Diesel in HO scale ever?
Jon

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jonathan


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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2018, 08:53:51 PM »

Actually, there have been Spectrum Diesels in the past: 44 tonner, baby trainmaster, a GeeP, etc. Acela is a Spectrum (electric). I seem to recall an FP40 being Spectrum, with flashing strobe... ooh the 45 tonner is Spectrum.

I know. These are almost all out of production now. But certain shopping websites still offer these babies up on a regular basis.

Regards,

Jonathan
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Len

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« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2018, 03:51:24 AM »

Don't forget the original HO dual motor EMD DD40AX was also a Spectrum unit. It was also a 16 wheel drive beast that could pull 120 car train on level track with no wheel slippage at start up.

Len
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RAILSPLITTER

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« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2018, 10:23:51 AM »

True ,but those are all old tooled Spectrums from the 90's come on!  I am talking about all the new tooled Spectrum Diesel! Bachmann has done a lot of great standard line new tooled diesels this century but not a Spectum in 30 years. The closest thing is the Norfolk Southern heritage diesels. They probably could of been in the Spectrum range if they just put separately applied details and some etched see through grills and steps and all that. I see why they didn't since everyone else did and it is a great option . But JUST 1 real new tooled Spectrum diesel just to see how far they have come since the last time they actually made one last Century!

Jon

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« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2018, 01:18:07 AM »

But JUST 1 real new tooled Spectrum diesel just to see how far they have come since the last time they actually made one last Century!

Jon


Why stop there? It's been a whole millennium since the last Spectrum diesel came out! :p
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