Throttle Sneak Peak!

Throttle Sneak Peak!

Dead Rail, Shop News
Progress! Circuit boards for the new throttle kit have arrived at the Berrett Hill shops. We anticipate having units you can put your hands on at the upcoming Midwest Narrow Gauge Show later this month -- and we suspect they'll even be functional!
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But Wait, There’s More (February, 2018 edition)

But Wait, There’s More (February, 2018 edition)

Shop News
They say it never rains, it pours, and that's certainly the case here at The On30 Guy! As I mentioned a few days back, I've joined forces with Kevin at Berrett Hill Trains and John at The Peterboro Railroad to take over the Light Iron Turnout Company, and over this past weekend, we picked up the majority of the hardware and materials to start ramping up that operation. At the same time, work is progressing very rapidly on the new throttle. And while all that was going on, we visited the big Amherst Railway Society Model Train Show in Springfield, and the Great Scale Model Train Show in Timonium. Yes, it's been a busy time around here! But wait, there's more! Over this past weekend, I finally got serious about…
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Choosing Your DelTang Throttle Kit

Dead Rail
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 locos. However, just because the Tx21 doesn't have the Selecta feature, that doesn't mean that it can only control one locomotive, because it is possible to bind an unlimited number of locos to a single throttle -- the process of binding tells the receiver which throttle it can accept commands from. Any loco that has been bound to a Tx21 throttle will respond if it's turned on. So, if you're a lone wolf who only…
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