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 MRA experts.

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32 Responses to “Track Talk Live: July 2016”

  1. Richard Zeitler Jr.

    Great job live close Eyota , Minnesota have a ho lay out .

  2. Steve

    I'm trying to log onto the Live Talk August 3, 2016. It said 7:00 p.m. CST. Not sure that CST is right or CDT??? Can't seem to find where to log on.....

  3. Randy

    I have an n gauge layout but I don't know how to wire/ hook up crossing signals. Some people tell me I can buy the track which I've seen on Kato but I have ez track. I hear I need resistors, etc. I cannot hook up like "just plug in lighting"?

  4. kochgerd2009

    We live H0-Model-Trains from USA

  5. John Spotts

    Just getting started!!

  6. Teady

    This is fantastic I have 36 points on my HO DCC intermodal layout I have control panel to change all my points I use Z21 to operate all my Locos there's is nobody ever talks or display intermodal layout Kind Regards Teady

  7. Peter

    Hi I'm Peter from Wexford Ireland oo user I'm a beginner an wondering I have an engine that stop starts all the time what could be wrong, as all other trains work ok

  8. Alan Roberts

    Building a DC operated turntable, one entry road, three radiating other side. Any tips on wiring please. Thanks.

  9. Rob

    Rail turning green after ballasting and white glue. This was a question your presenters struggled with. I suggest there is Iron Pyrites in the ballast, as applying a PVA white glue creates an acid, that attacks the copper within the nickel silver rail, leaving green compound (copper acetate?). The solution to prevent this may be as simple as changing to another brand of ballast

  10. John

    It is well worth joining the MRA. I took advantage of a special sign up rate, and have been very happy with the full length videos included. I've bought several downloads as well. Good site!