A Revolution in Sound Realism

HO 2-10-0 Russian Decapods now in stock!

With the advent of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, the Baldwin Locomotive Works was forced to stop shipment of over 100 Decapod 2-10-2 engines originally bound for Czarist Russia. These “orphan” locomotives later found homes with American railroad companies and helped relieve a scarcity of motive power after WWI. They are now part of a new revolution in model train sound realism, equipped with a TCS WOWSound® CD-Quality 16-bit 44,100Hz decoder with Audio Assist®. This decoder allows easy configuration without programming CVs as well as a Keep-Alive® device for uninterrupted operation, even over dirty track. It also features Chuffinity™ technology for amazingly diverse and realistic chuffs and a WOWSound® steam locomotive sound package that includes bell, whistle, blow down, cylinder cocks, water fill, coupler close/release, brake release and application, grade crossing quill, depot sounds, and more.

Features include:

• DCC sound-equipped for sound, speed, direction, and lighting control
• true CD quality audio in 16-bit 44,100Hz sound
• Keep-Alive® device that keeps your engine running during power interruptions due to dirty track or loss of electrical contact
• voice-guided Audio Assist® programming tool for easy set-up of almost all decoder functionality
• dual-mode NMRA-compliant decoder
• operating headlight
• completely hidden drivetrain
• cog V-belt flywheel drive
• precision motor
• precision balanced brass flywheel
• metal motor bearings
• separately applied stack, domes, and cab
• separately applied parts including bell, whistle, pop valves, cut levers, handrails, and stanchions
• separate sanding lines
• highly detailed cab interior
• painted crew figures
• siderods blackened per prototype
• die-cast finescale driver spokes
• tender with all-wheel electrical pickup, detailed coal boards, and metal handrails
• E-Z Mate® Mark II couplers, front and rear     

Performs best on 22” radius curves or greater.   

Shipping Now! • MSRP $549.00

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Posted on 2020-01-06 10:57:27

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