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Converting the Emerald Night to 9v

I built the Emerald Night a while ago and it has sat in the box down in my basement ever since.  It is a beautiful train although it really does need additional passenger cars.  A month ago when I had … Continue reading

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Powering the 10173 Holiday Train

The question on how to add a motor to the 10173 Holiday Train has come up through the ILTCO Feedback link a couple times this holiday season. LEGO sells a kit which combines the 9v motor and the 10173 Holiday … Continue reading

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A sad day for LEGO Trains

October 1, 2007 was a sad day for LEGO Trains. LEGO announced (see LUGNET thread) that 9v trains will no longer be produced. While disappointing, this is not really a susprise. LEGO has for the most part, ignored the train … Continue reading

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9v vs RC – which to buy?

Any questions or feedback recieved through the ILTCO web site ends up in my mailbox. When I receive them I either answer them if I can or forward them on the appropriate person. Yesterday I found the following question in … Continue reading

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Peeron Firefox Extension

This is pretty cool … Dan Boger posted on LUGNET regarding a FirexFox extension he has been working on. It will scan the page for LEGO set numbers and in the background perform queries against the Peeron database. It’s pretty … Continue reading

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