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Updating Older Engines To DCC

HO enthusiast Steve asks:

“How hard is it to upgrade older engines to DCC, and are all upgrades compatible?”

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4 Responses to Updating Older Engines To DCC

  • phil johnsonsays:

    depends on the manufacturer. some are easier than others

  • Rick Hamersays:

    Blue box locomotives from Athearn are not to hard to convert to dcc, there are many video s on youtube to help you along, Also some makes of other manufacturs cheers

  • Billsays:

    Amount of work varies with manufacturer and age of the model.If you have never done a conversion find someone to show you what is involved (you will likely have to pay for the first one). If after seeing what is involved you are comfortable doing the rest of your roster go for it.
    Once a loco has been upgraded to DCC it can be run on any DCC system.

  • john turnersays:

    i found it very easy to convert dc to dcc ,four wires mainly

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