Category Archives: Electrical

55-Ton Three-Truck Shay Conversion

I have just posted a new article in the ARTICLES section explaining how I converted a Bachmann 55-Ton Three-Truck Shay for R/C battery operation.

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Airwire G3 / Phoenix P8 Battery Conversion Article

I have added a new article in the ARTICLES section detailing how I did a battery conversion on a Bachmann Rail Truck using AirWire G3 and Phoenix P8 decoders.

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K-27 Battery Conversion

Since posting the article on the C-19 battery conversion, I have had a few inquiries about how I modified my Bachmann K-27.  Basically, the K-27 conversion is pretty straight-forward.  You just remove the dummy circuit board in the tender and … Continue reading

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C-19 Battery Conversion Project

I fell in love with a “new-in-the box” Accucraft C-19 model of RGS #41 on display in the RGSRR Hobbies booth at the NGRC last month.  I really tried to resist but the model kept saying “take me, take me” … Continue reading

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