Managed to drop something on the critter. Poor thing. Roof supports collapsed .. exhaust bent. Disassembled her in prep for doing some repair work .. and .. decided she needs a re-build. Thinking ..
- Hollow out the engine so I can add weight there
- .. add weight to the fuel tank. It’s already hollow but might be easier to start with a new one since the ends are closed off
- I need to add a DCC decoder. The Stanton Drive is DCC ready so that would be fairly simple. Would need to find some place to hide it though.
- Sound? donno .. they have these exciters .. but even the smallest I’ve found – Dayton Audio DAEX13 Mini Exciter – is 1.25″ x 0.44″ .. the depth being the killer.
Edit: Found an even smaller exciter. The HiWave HIAX11C005-32 11mm Exciter – Specifications: • Power handling: 0.5 watts RMS • VCdia: 11 mm • Nominal impedance: 32 ohms • Dimensions: 1.04″ (26.3 mm) dia. x 0.33″ (8.5 mm) H • Weight: 7.8 grams.