I just finished that portion of my 4 x 8, HO layout where I have to
sand the cork roadbed, vacuum, and begin laying track. I doubt I'll
be using dual-cab control with a control panel, but I plan to wire it
so, anyway, in case I change my mind later.. But before I begin wiring,
I'm holding off, deciding whether to go DCC. I will be the ONLY
engineer on this layout....I live alone and don't know anybody else
that is interested in model railroading.
However, I'm behind the times when it comes to model railroading. I've
been seeing so much of DCC. I should like a simple, non-technical, in
simple english, using small words, explanation of just what it does ,
and the advantages,(for my 77 year old brain that is slowly turning to
Many thanks for this and all past help in getting me this far in my G&D
layout, stretched from 4 x 7 to 4 x 8.
Picture Rocks, AZ
17 years ago