Back From the Convention

I’m back from the 36th National Narrow Gauge Convention up in Augusta, Maine, and I had a blast — although I still managed to run out of time and not see everything — for instance, I completely ran out of time to see the models in the contest room. But I did get to meet, … Continue reading

Shop Updates for August

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

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Laser Experimentation

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

DelTang Tx21 Throttle Kit Changes

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 The latest kits include a newer version of the Tx2 transmitter module that does not include the large black capacitor shown in the assembly photographs.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

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Kimberton 2016 Meet “Report”

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