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Re: [Z_Scale] Re: New guy needs advice

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  • John Mui
    It cost $150 for a basic NEC system, and about $30 for drop in decoder. John ... From: To: Sent: Monday,
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 30, 2009
      It cost $150 for a basic NEC system, and about $30 for drop in decoder.

      John
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      From: <plschulten@...>
      To: <z_scale@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 11:59 AM
      Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: New guy needs advice


      > Thanks Rick, sounds like great advice. How much does going DCC cost for
      > the basic setup, and do you install the decoders yourself?
      >
      > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Rick Saviano <saviano@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> I still run DC, but the most prudent advice I can give is to use block
      >> sections, even if you decide to go DCC: It will make for more even
      >> power distribution, you will still be able to run non-decoder engines
      >> along with the DCC engines, and you can have operating block signals
      >> with or without DCC.
      >>
      >> - Rick Saviano
      >>
      >> plschulten@... wrote:
      >> > Getting back into Z from a few years back. I've built one layout
      >> > before and am now starting a Noch Silbertal layout with all Marklin
      >> > stuff from previous layout. So should I do the block sections,
      >> > isolators, etc, or just go DCC? Where is a good source for track,
      >> > parts, advice, etc? Thanks! Paul
      >> >
      >> >
      >>
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