Hello from Sussex, England.
Have watched various things on here and currently twiddling with 009 and 16mm narrow gauge, both using Deltang stuff. Seems easy, even to me, and there are some good helpful suppliers here in the UK.
So hoping that the thread looking at lower-price receivers with ESC will be fruitful - I've often wondered if there were compatible ones as I only use direction and speed control.
Howdy Peter, glad to see you here on Freerails. You will find some helpful info about r/c here as well as low cost alternatives. Just grab a cup & look around. Ask if need be.
Also, here you don't need pesky photo host sites, you can upload your photos to the gallery and then post them in your threads. Very simple and no idiots holding your photo hostage!
Have fun and run a train today...
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