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Train Animation Updated news: 


-09/29/2013New G Scale discussion forum online!

A new online train discussion forum has formed and is online at:  www.gscaletrainforum.com 

Forum is open to the friendly discussion of any and all G scale products, come join us!



-09/11/2013Formation of Ray's Electric Trainworks!

It's my pleasure to announce the formation of Ray's Electric TrainWorks as a fully independent MTH dealer able to provide full sales, service and repair for the MTH Electric Trains product line.  

Please email at: Index 2 picture if you need any help or assistance. 


Please see my MTH Pricing pages here:

MTH - One Gauge - (Pricing and stock list)

MTH - O-Gauge - (Email for Pricing)

    - Clearance 30-4208-1 (PS3.0 Ready to run set - New in Box) - $250.00



New news and development from MTH:  (Updated 03/26/2014)




        MTH has released DCS v4.30 firmware for Remote and TIU.  (*Click here for more info and to download*)

        An updated version of the DCS Loader software v2.32 will be available in a few days



Demo of DCS control with iPad/Android tablet/phone: 

Note: Still in Beta testing but will be avail through: www.hikeltrains.com


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Past updates: (Click here for news/update history)


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            To see my photo galleries or info/help pages see the following links:

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Train Animation Raymond's Garden Railroad & Train show Displays: 



Train Animation Garden Railroad: Engine/Rolling stock Modification, Repair, Maintenance, Track/Layout tips, Mfg Part #s - (Updated 11/18/2013)

                See this page for information on:

                        - Repairing & Troubleshooting common problems with G scale locomotives and rolling stock (Aristocraft, USA Trains, MTH, Bachmann, etc)

                        - Custom modifications to enhance Locomotive/Rolling stock performance

                        - Track types, rail-clamps and joiners

                        - Layout deployment tips and suggestions

                        - Power supplies

                        - Volt / Amp meters

                        - Battery power

                        - Mfg part numbers for replacement parts


                News and updates: (Updated 11/19/2010)

                        - USA Hudson - Upgrade motors now available!  (two versions)

                                   -  Premium: ($175) Allows higher prototypical top speed for your DCS and DCC conversions w/lifetime ball bearings and shaft for flywheel installations

                                   -  Upgrade: ($150) w/lifetime ball bearings and shaft for flywheel installations (offers same top speed as original factory USA Trains motor)



Train Animation Garden Railroad: Videos


Train Animation Garden Railroad: MTH DCS System - Info and Video Overview  - (Updated 2/11/2014)

                See this page for information on:

                        - What is DCS?

                        - Complete video overview series on operating Protosound equipped engines with DCS (Remote and TIU)

                        - Complete photo overview and breakdown of remote and menu options

                        - Operation of PS3 (Protosound 3) equipped engines under DCC


Train Animation Garden Railroad: MTH DCS Tips and Operating help  - (Updated 2/11/2014)

                News and updates:

                        - New Solid State Bulb Replacement Device - Now available (03/29/2011)

                        - New TIU Rev L - Information & Test results - (03/01/2011)


Train Animation Garden Railroad: MTH DCS Install Services

Train Animation Garden Railroad: Track or Battery power?

Train Animation Garden Railroad: FOR SALE

Train Animation Garden Railroad: Miscellaneous

Train Animation Train Photos  - (*Updated 05/30/2011*)

Train Animation Raymond's 1987 Chrysler Conquest photos

Train Animation Richard's 1988 Chrysler Conquest photos

Train Animation Misc Photos and Video -  (*Updated 07/05/2011*)

Train Animation Links to other websites


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