Cruise Control on AC Motors

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by maxibenson, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. maxibenson

    maxibenson New Member

    Nov 24, 2010
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    Is there any such thing? I have converted all my DC engines easily enough using the Electric Railroad converter kits, but i cannot convert the AC ones apparently. Is there a way to change the motors inside to Can Motors? It looks like a big job - or is there a way around the cruise control limitation?



    ps - i got a Northern lionel Steamer thats pretty new with an AC motor and TMCC, and i got the same Northern from MTH that has the DC can motor - The DC is so much more controllable at cruise slow speeds (I converted it to cruise) - the AC motor in the lionel is "sticky" and hard to control - and no cruise.