Big sound for a BURRO in RMC

A few years ago I acquired a brass S scale model of a BURRO Crane, imported by River Raisin Models. This is a nice looking model but – with its short, stiff wheelbase and cramped drive train – it doesn’t run well.

Or, it didn’t – until I added DCC and sound to it. I was able to squeeze a LokSound decoder, a pair of speakers and an electronic flywheel inside this diminutive model – and I wrote a cover story about how I did for the September, 2017 issue of Railroad Model Craftsman magazine:

Published by Trevor

Lifelong model railway enthusiast and retired amateur shepherd who trained a border collie to work sheep. Professional writer and editor, with some podcasting and Internet TV presenting work thrown in for good measure.

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