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1  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / need some help with adding led lights into an athearn engine on: August 18, 2011, 04:50:35 PM
i have a athearn c44-9w dcc quickplug engine i am wanting to take the old headlights out and put some bright white led lights into the engine i heard it needs resistors but i have no idea how to wire them i am needing help as to how to wire those and het the lights working in my engine , thanks : )
2  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / railroad software help on: May 04, 2011, 11:49:29 AM
im looking for a computer program that can tell you exactly what train will be arriving to your town engine and everything but i am aware that most railroads like to keep things like that a secret but where i live the norfolk southern ocs train comes through every once in a while and i would like to know when it will be in town : )
3  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Rochelle Illinois 6th Annual Railroad Days on: May 03, 2011, 11:54:38 AM
The 6th Annual Rochelle Railroad Days In Rochelle Illinois Is Comming June 3-5     

The last i heard the Union pacific heritage locomotive "KATY"  locomotive will be there and Then Union Pacifics boy scouts of america 100th year celebration locomotive will be there also   as well as a possible 3rd locomotive   i dont know exactly what the other engine is at this exact moment

There was an execllent chance that the up railroad was going to run a steam excursion through there but that route didnt win the contest      : (  unfortunate     but there will be lots of activities  also         anyone willing to make the trip up there can find out more from the Rochelle Railroad park Website           
4  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / new to dcc tips on good wireless starter kits on: March 28, 2011, 08:05:43 AM
I am new to this Dcc thing  it seems a bit complex with all the decoder wireing  and  seting up the controls and what not    so i am curious is there a decent wireless controler   that will have all the bells and whistles
5  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / how can you make tyco train cars better looking ??? on: March 17, 2011, 08:25:43 AM
i have a few old tyco cars   as we all know tyco wasn't  exactly the greatest material to have on a model railroad     but    i am planning to take the next step and see if i can modify these cars with kadee couplers and hopefully something else to make these cars look a tad better on my layout    im just tired of the nasty plastic look             
 does anyone know what i could do to make these cars meet the NMRA standards?
6  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / wondering ways to make trackwork more appealing to the eye on: February 22, 2011, 01:54:47 PM
i got done with all my trackwork but ive done all there is to do   ballast and roadbed painting    etc    is there more to do with track and ballast work?
7  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Track cleaning questions? how do the pro's clean track on: February 18, 2011, 01:48:50 PM
im wondering  are there multiple ways to clean track to make it spotless ?  i want to expieriment with all the different methods
8  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: kadee coupler issues on: February 18, 2011, 01:41:01 PM
my track is completely even  i think its the cars and the couplers at the most
9  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / woodland scenics grass or turf can you make your own??? on: February 18, 2011, 01:04:25 PM
im now at that part of the layout construction to where you need turf or grass   i was wondering  is it possible to make some of your own turf that will last a long time??
10  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / kadee coupler issues on: February 16, 2011, 09:22:54 AM
i was running trains yesterday and realized a few of my couplers are a tad uneven   so when i reach the industrial part of my layout the couplers move downward and come loose is there a way to make the couplers stay high enough without useing a coupler height gauge
11  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / wanting to make realistic trees without woodland scenics involved on: February 10, 2011, 07:55:02 PM
i am looking for ways to make really realistic trees without useing woodland scenics  tree stumps and etc        more in the way of homemade
12  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / home made scenery ?? need help thinking of makeing my own scenery on: February 03, 2011, 10:39:46 AM
does anyone know how to make really realistic scenery without going to the hobby store to buy woodland scenics products?    i would like to see my layout through a natral point of view    trees ....grass..etc     but i need to know how to do these things in an ho scale  size ??
13  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / cannot solve derailment problems on: January 13, 2011, 06:54:51 PM
i have been workin around the layout for a while just fired it up for the first time in a few months after construction but seems to be a derailment issue   when running six axel engines i  need some help trying to figure this out.
14  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / ditch light questions?? on: January 13, 2011, 02:02:45 PM
i am looking for a way to put ditch lights in a dc locomotive   mostly athearn locos like c44-9w and gp38-2's  i want to know if there is a way to put ditch lights in these type locos    Huh?
15  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: 'Trains and Locomotives' TV program on: January 11, 2011, 06:17:51 PM
i watch that show every week   i just recently saw the one about the pennsylvania k4   that was very interesting and the one about the 844 and daylight running to sacremento
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