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.
Author: Michael Petersen
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 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 […]
Nelson Moyer recently completed a very nice gondola load using some of our HO-scale Grain Belt Models culvert pipes. Nelson’s description of the work: “The CB&Q GM-4 gondola is a Walthers P2K 52 ft. mill gondola kit. I added the reinforcing strap on the top of the sill per CB&Q practice, painted the car with […]
Spring Creek Model Trains will be at the Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show in Cheyenne, WY, this coming weekend, May 18-19, 2019. Stop by their booth for a chance to try out the ProtoThrottle, Realistic Control Stand Throttle! Spring Creek will be on the road throughout the year, providing you an opportunity to try the ProtoThrottle […]
Spring Creek Model Trains will be at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum Model Railroad Show in St. Paul, MN, this coming weekend, May 11, 2019. Stop by their booth for a chance to try out the ProtoThrottle, Realistic Control Stand Throttle! Spring Creek will be on the road throughout the year, providing you an […]