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by NEvans
Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Are the Hornby Select and Elite seen as "toy" controllers?
Replies: 22
Views: 7005

Re: Are the Hornby Select and Elite seen as "toy" controllers?

Depend what you want ..... or do you know what you want ? I have no doubt that a NCE powercab is better than anything Hornby market. Geoff T. I am [currently] planning a small and basic layout. 8x6 with central operating well. Single continous track with through and bay platform on one side. This i...
by NEvans
Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Are the Hornby Select and Elite seen as "toy" controllers?
Replies: 22
Views: 7005

Are the Hornby Select and Elite seen as "toy" controllers?

Reading reviews elsewhere they say that the Hornby controllers are very basic aimed more at the "toy" market. The Select being very cheap and basic, it might well attract modellers into the DCC realm but it seems very much a "toy train" controller both in build quality and limite...
by NEvans
Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: First Layout - Opinions please (OO)
Replies: 8
Views: 1530

Re: First Layout - Opinions please (OO)

Whats the name of the small shunting problems layout, which has about four very small sidings (large enough for one/two wagons and a shunter) with a small run round loop in the middle? I'm sure its not larger than this and looks like lots of fun.

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