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Computerized Signals on the Conrail Railroad

Ken McCorry of the Conrail railroad came into Paul Maynard’s hobby shop one day and asked for a signaling system. Knowing that Paul Ziembicki was building an N scale layout and had a great signaling system, he had the idea to get them together. Ken’s layout is now fully functionally signaled using the TDP product.…

Controlling Signals and Block Occupancy Detection

Installing a digital command control system allows for track occupancy detection and the use of signals on your model railroad. In this video, modeler and DCC expert Steve Barkley discusses block occupancy detectors and signal controllers. Wiring your Layout for Controlling Signals and Block Occupancy Detection Steve explains step-by-step how to wire your layout for…

Installing DCC and Sound into Locomotives Class + DVD

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  • In-depth Instruction; 75 minutes
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Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-Video Set + 2 FREE Tools

Description Bundle: Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-Video Set + 2 FREE Tools Your railroad track and wiring are at the foundation of any layout you create in this great hobby. Decisions you make will be reflected in your final result. To help you make the process easier, and your end result better, we’ve assembled this…

Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-Video Set with X-ACTO Knife Set

Description Bundle: Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-DVD Set with X-ACTO Knife Set Your railroad track and wiring are at the foundation of any layout you create in this great hobby. Decisions you make will be reflected in your final result. To help you make the process easier, and your end result better, we’ve assembled this…

Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-Video Set with 3 Tools

Description Bundle: Trackwork & Wiring Essentials 5-Video Set with 3 Tools Your railroad track and wiring are at the foundation of any layout you create in this great hobby. Decisions you make will be reflected in your final result. To help you make the process easier, and your end result better, we’ve assembled this 5-video…

Wiring your Layout: Installing a Switch Decoder

Modeler and DCC expert Steve Barkley is surrounded by a mess of wires, but don’t be alarmed, he knows exactly what he is doing and he’s here to help you out. Wiring your model railroad layout can get a little tricky, but Steve will walk you step-by-step. In this video, Steve demonstrates how to install…

Track Talk Live: July 2016

July’s Track Talk Live featured MRA’s Steve Doyle and Doug Hodgdon in a lively hour of questions and answers on many facets of model railroading, including layout building, roadbed and track-laying, intermodal operations, DCC installation and weathering. Viewers from as far away as Australia, the United Kingdom and Ireland engaged in multi-scale discussions with the…

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Track Talk Live: February 2017

N-Scalers took center stage on the latest Track Talk Live with MRA Editor Steve Doyle and model railroad expert, Doug Hodgdon. Responding to a host of questions submitted live, Steve and Doug discussed DCC, speaker baffles for sound, adding weight to improve traction, track cleaning devices and even creating custom liveries and logos for our…

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TRACK TALK LIVE: May 2017

The MRA team of Doug Hodgdon and Steve Doyle (“Clickety and Clack”) hosted the May Track Talk Live at Steve’s “CB&Q/Lines East” S-Scale layout. Viewers representing virtually all of the scales submitted live questions from across North America. Among them, the crew discussed troubleshooting faulty locomotives, DCC-running versus DC, inspiration for layout aspects, tree-making and…

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