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Tony's Decoder Installation

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We have 20 years experience in installing decoders/receivers/sound systems in all shapes and sizes of locomotives from “N” scale to “G” scale. We guarantee all of our work for 60 days. Please use the following table to estimate installation costs.

"Just received my CN 4-6-4 back that you installed a TSU-1000 in and I must say it is excellent. Runs great and of course sounds great now. Thank you very much for the prompt and professional work."
Pete C.
Newfoundland

  1. Special loco/decoder/sound installation combos may be available.
  2. Factory supplied lights used where possible, if not, directional lights can be installed.
  3. Adding directional or other lighting effects is billed at $22 per half hour.
  4. Drilling brass light castings is billed at $22 per half hour.
  5. Frame modifications are billed at $22 per half hour.
  6. Speakers and light bulbs are not guaranteed.
  7. For brass models add $39 for dec installation and $59 for sound.

Locotype

Installation Cost plus Decoder furnished by Tony's

Installation Cost with Decoder You Send

DCC Sound Decoder furnished by Tony's

DCC Sound Decoder You Send

Diesels HO,S,O,G

$59.95

$64.95

$109.95

$114.95

Steam/Loco HO,S,O,G

$59.95

$64.95

$109.95

$114.95

N Diesels

$69.95

$74.95

N/A

N/A

N Tender

$69.95

$74.95

$129.95

$134.95

N Diesel Dummies

$69.95

$74.95

$129.95

$134.95

DECODER INSTALLATION PRECAUTIONS

All decoder & sound decoder installation work is guaranteed for 30 days. To insure longevity of DCC components, speakers & light bulbs please observe the following precautions:

  • Set and maintain track voltage to minimum levels for your scale.
  • Remove or repair constant sources of short circuits like faulty locos, rolling stock or bad turnouts.
  • Set sound unit volume low.
  • Create a minimum of two or more power districts for your layout.
  • Run locos at conservative speeds.
  • Run MUs or consists with either matched locos or use loadable speed tables to match locos.
  • Insure that all locos in consist are running at same speed step.
  • Keep track and wheels clean.

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