A brief digest of a few of the things we've found out as we went along. As it's starting to become more popular to use Digital Command Control (DCC) I'll explain some of my findings and ideas. The Kadee couplers pages reflect our experiences of fitting this excellent family of couplers to both US and European stock. I'm sure there'll be some other stuff up here in the fullness of time!
A variety of Kadee couplers on European stock...
...and Kadee #58 'scale' couplers on Southern Pacific stock.
Making live-axle wheelsets suitable for 'American' style pick-up.
Split axles in 0-gauge, mostly aimed at producing low-friction, reliable pick-ups for trailing wheels.
Recommended adhesives, retainers, fillers and cleaners.
Recommendations for paints, finishing aids, varnishes and lubricants.