Archive for the ‘DCC’ Category

Sound on a Digitrax DCC Decoder

Posted by Hotel7 on June - 16 - 2015

I have mentioned that the hobby of HO train modeling has had a renaissance thanks to the dawn of the digital age. That means, of course, that you have to invest in DCC control equipment (primarily a controller and a decoder). Decoders can be either sound capable or not. In  [ Read More ]

First HO Scale Locomotive Kit Project – ALCO RS3

Posted by Hotel7 on May - 11 - 2015

It’s sometimes funny to find out how much you don’t know! And sometimes not so funny. I found out that finding out how much you don’t know takes a whole lot of time. (Skip to the last sentence of this post if you want to know how long.) My first  [ Read More ]

Better Running HO Scale Trains

Posted by Hotel7 on April - 27 - 2015

It is my expectation that you are here because you want better running HO scale trains. You’ve come to the right place. I re-started in the HO scale train hobby just a couple years ago. When I was growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, my dad introduced me to  [ Read More ]

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