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Well to Aristos credit they shipped these things out quick.

They just arrived at Aristocraft yesterday and i received mine this morning.


1st observation is the Model is nicely done, The LEDs



light up really bright and the brake lights are a cool feature.

I had to call Navin quick this AM because the lights didnt work, but it turned out to be the switch.

Just wiggle it a bit and they lit.


Runs very well and quiet.

Only thing i wasnt exspecting was that it didnt have a speaker.

I will fix that this afternoon and ad a QSI Card to it and some people and it will be good to go.

Good Job Aristo and thanks to Scott and Navin and the rest of the Aristo crew for doing a great job on this item


Looks like Aristo is turning the Quality control issues around and the've done a nice job. Fit and finish


Greg , RJ, And myself came up with a cool sound file so all i need to do is add a speaker some were under the roof and were set.








 

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Nick,

Are you feeling ok? I only see one emoticon in your post and it isn't even moving !
 

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come ON Nick, lets see it out on your layout.....
 

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Nice looking trolley, Nick. Thanks for the pictures. We'll be anxious to hear how it runs after you get the sound, speaker, etc. into it.

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Posted By Nutz-n-Bolts on 07 Jan 2011 11:57 AM
Nick,

Are you feeling ok? I only see one emoticon in your post and it isn't even moving !

Randy,

I give credit when credit is due


In this case job well done......




 

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Posted By NTCGRR on 07 Jan 2011 12:23 PM
come ON Nick, lets see it out on your layout.....
Marty,

Have your fun now why you can.....


Remember every king falls off the throne one day.............


And then the Prince takes over...........




Or the Prince removes him...






All in good fun of course.....

HE HE HE..




From the ashs of the field of Dreams,

Rises the Enchanted forest.......... of the East.
 

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Nick, please some pictures of the underside, and the socket, with and without cover...

Also any flat place inside to lay a small speaker box?

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Sorry Greg i was in the middle of Populating the car.

An no its not done yet, will finish in a bit.























And who said Nick couldn't work a screw driver.........
 

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Looks nice Nik.
Don't see much room for a speaker anywhere without cutting out some seats.
This one may have to run naturally.
Glad I use DCC cause this will look REALLY wierd with a trailing car behind it, talk about a HUGE except


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Posted By BodsRailRoad on 07 Jan 2011 02:50 PM
Looks nice Nik.
Don't see much room for a speaker anywhere without cutting out some seats.
This one may have to run naturally.
Glad I use DCC cause this will look REALLY wierd with a trailing car behind it, talk about a HUGE except


Ron

No theres not much room in there,

But we will figure something out.

Been on the phone with Axle to see what kind of speakers he has to offer for this.


 

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Ok some final pictures and a quick video before i go out plowing.

Sorry did not have time to Edit video.

More to come once we figure out the sound system.







 

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Man, I have to take back everything I ever said about Aristo!

What a bunch of nice guys, making a heater to keep that woman's feet warm!!!


 

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Ah. I can use that heater here in my part of the country. Thanks AC for taking car of the passengers. Later RJD
 

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GREAT looking model. And seeing that a slew of PCCs were used around the world (Leningrad USSR had a 2,000+ fleet) it should be a global hit!
 

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Wow a trolley from my old stomping grounds!! Coney Island!!!!!! How about pulling those last set of seats and putting in the speaker in an enclosed box. Did not see the back of the trolley, but you could probably build a grill back there and it seems as tho the lights can be rewired easily.

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Great looking model, hope they sell a lot of them.

Wonder why they put those 5mm leds in for lights? They look pretty good, but they're needlessly big. I'd have used the low profile PC mount lights

If I were trying to get sound in there, I'd take the light strips out and replace them with those flat LED ribbon lights (http://www.oznium.com/led-ribbon). Then I'd put in a two inch low profile speaker, something like this: (http://qsisolutions.com/products/techinfo/spkrs/q_spk_hb177r_pics.html). Glue it to the ceiling. If you got the right size and put it in an enclosure it could look like some piece of ventilation equipment

A digitrax DH465 decoder and a sfx004 soundbug would take up very little space and have more than enough capacity for the car. There's a good streetcar soundfile available, and the volume is adequate. Sounds are not up to QSI quality, but not bad
 
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