DCC train sets.

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by NCGrimbo, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. NCGrimbo

    NCGrimbo New Member

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    Does anyone know of any complete train sets that have all the DCC components in one box? IE: Train w/DCC, tracks, DCC command station, throttle, etc.

    Thanks
  2. COMBAT

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  3. Thoroughbreed

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    Bachmann has a few sets: digital commander, southern and transcontinental
    Roco has some also.
  4. NCGrimbo

    NCGrimbo New Member

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    Thanks,
    NC
  5. NYNH&H

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    If I were you, I would avoid them, and get a DCC ready loco from Athearn, a Digitrax Zephyr, and some flextrack/ cork, or KATO unitrack.
  6. COMBAT

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    I would have to agree. I just dont see the quality in those things. I know, I looked at one at my LHS.
  7. NCGrimbo

    NCGrimbo New Member

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    Actually, I have a Digitrax Super Chief system. :) My brother was looking into getting a starter set until he has the money to upgrade and asked me if I knew of any. I didn't, so I thought I'd ask everyone here. I agree that it is best to not get one of them and I did tell him that, but he's not ready to spend the money on a larger system.

    Thanks for the advice and info.

    NC Grimbo
  8. COMBAT

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    I just ordered mine, two to three weeks. :curse:

    Oh well!
  9. NYNH&H

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    He can get the stuff for cheaper than in a starter set. The starter sets usually use sectional roadbed included track, which is expensive and unreliable. If he gets some flex, a few turnouts, some cork, and a basic DCC system, or a used DC powerpack for now, he can get started for little $$$, and then work up to something better.