B unit w/ lit portholes

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by TrainNut, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    I recently converted an F3-B from DC to DCC. The decoder used is the same one for A units as well as B units. Since B units don't have headlights, they assume you will either cut or unsolder the LED from the board. I did not. I left it on initially for testing sake but then I had an idea... why not just bend it over backwards and leave it hooked up to look like someone left a light on inside the B unit or was still inside working on it?
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    Since I already had the camera set up and had the right light levels, I also took another couple of night shots just for the Hallibut.
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  2. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    That's pretty cool! I don't think I've ever seen a "lit up" B unit...great idea.
  3. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    I like it, it looks cool :thumb: :mrgreen:
  4. jesso

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    Look very good! and very good job on the night photography!