Upgrading an old system

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Upgrading an old system
Posted by JohnL70 on Thursday, March 08, 2018 3:41 AM


I have a simple question.  Being new to model trains, I would like to know if you can take a 2005 Pennsylvania Flyer ready to run set with a 4-4-2 locomotive, O scale and a CW-80 transformer and upgrade to a TMCC electronic control system.



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Posted by ADCX Rob on Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:05 PM

Can you be more specific - do you want wireless remote control of this one set or are you expanding with more equipment?


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Posted by BigAl 956 on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:29 AM

It can be done but the expense would not be worth it. For probaly the same or less $$ you are better off purchasing a new LionChief set with Bluetooth app control.

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