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Tamper Track Machine Question

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Sam posted this question for readers:

“I recently purchased an n gauge tamping machine Hobbytrain. Does anybody know how to fit a DCC chip into it?”

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2 Responses to Tamper Track Machine Question

  • David Stokessays:

    Good luck Sam. There is very little room in the HO version, so the N version will be smaller by a factor of 4.

  • leonsays:

    It may be better for him to ask the manufacturer if it could be done OR a number of retailers have been installing DCC units in both new and older locomotives. NSCALE magazine will be a great help to him as they specialize in N gauge products and retailers that do this work.

    It would be better to ask the hobby shop if they could install the chip in one of the operators cabins with a plug in connection with leads that would reach to the new chip that is secured in the cabin.

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