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  1. Other Proprietary Control Systems
    Thanks for stopping by to help a newbie here (if possible). I have a pair of MTH Dash-8 locos controlled via DCS android app on LGB brass track via the following components (with 10/10 signal at all times): Z-1000 PSU: 40-1000A | MTH ELECTRIC TRAINS (18VAC @ <5.5 A) TIU + Wifi DCS: 50-1036 |...
  2. Rolling Stock
    Hello I was looking for guidance between these two types of passenger cars. I know the aluminum USA cars are 1/29 (33" tall x roughly 6" tall), and I know the plastic MTH cars are 1/32 (28.5" long and 5" tall). I haven't purchased anything yet and wanted to know if anyone has any experience...
  3. Beginner's Forum
    Hello I'm a semi-beginner / intermediate G gauger. Over a decade ago I had a raised layout with 2 basic ovals of 14' and 15' diameters that were over 100' a piece. Simple layout, but that's my style - keep it simple. I used stainless steel rail, MTH 4000 transformer, 2 MTH Dash 8s, and all...
  4. Wanted
    Looking for a MTH Big Boy tender, any condition.
  5. Rolling Stock
    MTH Railking Gauge One (1:32 scale) steel caboose lettered Boston & Albany. Box and insert are original but the box is a little beat up (normal wear and tear from transporting to shows, steamups, etc.), the caboose itself is used but is clean and in excellent condition with no visible damage...
  6. Model Making
    Here is a Pullman Standard baggage/dormitory number 3477 for my Santa Fe Chief passenger train. I needed it to house a TIU for the battery setup. Here are some pictures.
  7. Other Proprietary Control Systems
    I don't know the answer to this. The DCS system puts out nominal 24 volts and I have to run NWSL 12 volt motors, they don't have 24 volt motors, so If I run the motors in series, will the motors respond as if they were one 24 volt motor? I could operate at half throttle, but I would rather...
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