: "Jerry" wrote
: > Your point being what, that you need to do some ruddy
: > for a change,
: I'm perfectly capable of hard-wiring a DCCdecoder into a split
: chassis, but some of my customers - funnily enough the ones the
: market is aimed at - are not.
...whilst they are also the least likely to be using DCC anyway
(or if they are, they will use DCC fitted/compatible locos), so
how the chassis works is irrelevant!
: Strange that manufacturers should be pushing DCC so hard, and
yet one of the
: major players is failing to accomodate them in the whole of
Funny how those that are pushing DCC *train sets*
DCC fitted locos in those sets! Look at DCC as like the
progression from set-track to flexible track - to use flexible
track successfully one has to learn new skills, those who can't
or don't want to stay with set-track, the same is true of
analogue and DCC.
: I could also make the point that the Bachmann split chassis
: anything like the quality of operation of their 'Blue Ribband'
: Should those who wish to model ex-LNER prototypes be happy with
that? I do
: believe that the 04 2-8-0 will be the first 'Blue Ribband'
ex-LNER loco in
: the Bachmann range.
In comparison with those who model the SR, and to some extent
even the GWR, they should be happy with what they have - it's a
dammed sight more than many have, stop complaining, stop being a
'box opener' - start doing some railway *modelling*
I can just see the letters to magazines or the posts to the 'web'
complaining that Bachmann are not offering one new item of stock
this year, other than spending the years development funds on
Wikipedia: the Internet equivalent of
Hyde Park and 'speakers corner'...
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