In this video I show you how I connect the signal heads on my Showcase Miniatures Signal Bridge to the Digitrax TSMK connectors and via ribbon cable to the Digitrax SE8C Signal Controller.
LAYOUT UPDATE: Happy New Year!
Well, as 2022 comes to a close (in a little over 4 hours for us in the UK), here’s wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! To end off the year, here is my first finished signal bridge from Showcase Miniatures! N scale can be challenging at times, but thankfully […]
LAYOUT UPDATE: Track painting
This weekend I started painting the track, the first step of the scenery process. I started by spraying the two lower staging yards with Krylon Camouflage spray paint. I find this gives a good base to the sleepers and the rails. I’ll follow this by painting the rails and tie […]
LAYOUT UPDATE: Western Avenue Yard complete!
Well, it’s finally happened – I’ve finished all the wiring and trackwork for the Western Avenue Yard (see photo below). This now means, as promised…I can start the scenery for this section! I’ll start with the residential area first, adding the streets and houses (might have to kitbash or scratchbuild […]
LAYOUT UPDATE: Holiday project
Just a small project while on holiday, but every little counts! Unfortunately I don’t have any paints with me, so this is as far as I can get, but a little progress is something!
LAYOUT UPDATE: Signal Bridge
I recently received a few of the new Showcase Miniatures Modern Signal Bridges, essential for any modern layout. I’m almost finished the build of my first one (still have to add the signals), but so far am very impressed!
LAYOUT UPDATE: Yard wiring update
Yes, it’s been quiet…but finally got back into the railroad room again this weekend! We’re having a heatwave here in the UK and we don’t have air conditioning in our houses…or layout rooms…but today I fired up the portable aircon in the layout room, and it struggled away enough to […]
LAYOUT UPDATE: Episode 20 – layout build progress update
Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I show you the latest progress on my build, as I finish off the Western Avenue Yard trackwork and come close to starting the scenery on this section of the layout.
LAYOUT UPDATE: Weekend layout update
Managed to get a few projects done this weekend #acoupleofhoursaweekendFinished installing the LED lighting for the lower staging yard. Really happy with how this looks – just shows how important layout lighting is.I also installed decoders in 2 of my Metra MP36PH’s and tested my Amtrak advanced consisting as those […]
LAYOUT UPDATE: Episode 19 – Layout lights and video top-downs
Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I show you two projects – installing lighting under the 1st level to light up the lower staging yard, and the new frame I’ve built to shoot top-down videos for this channel. Be sure […]