The On30 Guy TM offices will be closed from Friday, September 2 until Tuesday, September 13 for vacation and the National Narrow Gauge Convention. The online store will still be up and running. Orders placed during vacation will be processed upon our return.
We happy to announce our new, SUPER Dead Rail Starter Set! The new set includes everything that comes with the very popular Dead Rail Starter Set, PLUS our new Turnigy E3 LiPo Charger. The Turnigy E3 Compact LiPo charger is a very simple to use charger for 2S and 3S battery packs. No need for additional … Continue reading
I’ve had a few requests to make some changes in the shop. As you know, I’ve been reluctant to make too many changes because of the sometimes unpredictable results of mucking with things in there. However, I think these were worth the effort. First, I’ve added the new instruction manual for the Tx21 throttles. The … Continue reading
In my last post, I briefly mentioned that I had ordered a lower-power laser engraver/cutter. While waiting for mine arrive, I’ve been experimenting with an even lower-powered model that belongs to Kevin over at Berrett Hill Trains. One of the ideas I had was to use the laser to “drill” the holes for the controls … Continue reading
It has come to my attention that DelTang have made a change to the Tx21 Throttle Kit which is causing some confusion. The latest kits include a newer version of the Tx2 transmitter module that does not include the large black capacitor shown in the assembly photographs. On the new boards, this capacitor has been … Continue reading
I’ve just returned home from this year’s Mid-Atlantic Narrow Gauge Guild Module Meet (affectionately know as “Kimberton”), and thought some of you might want to know how the meet went. I enjoyed seeing many long-time friends, and shooting the breeze, both at the fairgrounds and on the porch at the French Creek Inn. Attendance was … Continue reading
I picked up one of the Bachmann EZ-App HO RS-3s to assess its suitability for a dead rail conversion. The plan, overall, is to use the mechanism and electronics to power an On30 “doodlebug.” For my use, I didn’t really care about the roadname, so my Bachmann pusher got me a Pennsy unit like the … Continue reading
While DelTang offer several throttle choices, I’ve found that the Tx21 and Tx22 throttles are by far the two most popular options, which is why I’ve only been carrying those two. The only difference between them is that the Tx21 is a “single loco” throttle, and the Tx22 offers “Selecta” control of 1 of 12 … Continue reading