Spring Creek Model Trains will be at the Dallas Area Train Show in Plano, TX, this coming weekend, January 18-19, 2020. Stop by their booth for a chance to try out the ProtoThrottle, Realistic Control Stand Throttle and see our Grain Belt Models grain bins and culverts in person! Spring Creek will be on the […]
The handle upgrade kits for your ProtoThrottle are now available to order through the store. Click here.
They’re here! Premium handle upgrades for your ProtoThrottle! One long brass handle, two short brass handles, and a red plastic handle for the brake. $45 for the kit. Available at Trainfest this weekend. Special discount when purchased with a throttle at the show! Come see us at the Spring Creek Model Trains booth.
Decals are now available for the Grain Belt Models line of grain bins. These decals are available in both N-scale and HO-scale versions and represent some of the leading manufacturers of prototype grain bins. Thank you to GSI, Sioux Steel Company, and Brock Grain Systems for allowing us to provide these decals to you.
This post will take you through the steps to configure an Athearn Genesis GP40-2 with Tsunami2 decoder for use with the ProtoThrottle. Special features of this GP40-2 locomotive include flashing warning strobes on the cab roof which we can control using the ProtoThrottle. DecoderPro was used in the example below, but individual CVs can also […]
To every one who bid or helped us spread the word, we would like to say a big thanks. The two charity throttles brought in over $2300 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation! We can’t say thanks enough!
We will be auctioning off two ProtoThrottles and receivers with full proceeds donated to the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada, in honor of Lionel Strang, host of A Modeler’s Life podcast. Lionel received treatment for Stage 4 melanoma and he raises funds each year to help other cancer patients cope with the emotional […]
We are back home from our weekend in Deshler, NE, at the Spring Creek Model Trains train show and open house. A big thank you to Dave and Deb (and the whole Spring Creek crew) for hosting a wonderful event and allowing us to be part of it. If you are ever in the Deshler […]
We will be at the Spring Creek Model Trains train show this coming weekend, June 29th and 30th, in Deshler, NE. Please stop by and say hi! We will have the ProtoThrottle available to try, along with our new line of Grain Belt Models culvert pipes and grain bins. We hope to see you there!
What is Grain Belt Models? While not “officially” launching for another couple weeks, here’s a sneak peak at a new line of N- and HO-scale models. How does this fit with Iowa Scaled Engineering’s traditionally all-electronic product line? 3D printing. We have been using 3D printing to make faceplates and brackets for our other products […]