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Monday, Jan 12, 2015

Have been testing the newest sound system.  Fully stand-alone for those that want or need to build their own controller or panel, or want to use a different motor controller.


Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014

Visit the Sound/Light/Motor control page to check out the programming features.  The new 25 ton locomotive has been designed and tested, pricing and pictures coming soon.  Next up is the new 1.5" scale 0-4-0

Description: Conversion Chassis for Tek-Nek Thomas w/instructions - 280W motor
Price: 351.00

Tek-Nek conversion chassis

This chassis was developed specifically to convert the Tek-Nek ride-on Thomas to 7.5/7.25"
 gauge.  It has been used for several other purposes.  Because of the psuedo 3-point suspension it tracks extremely well.  Recommended run voltage is 12v for a top speed of 5mph.  Recommended weight limit is 150lbs for the chassis, 65lbs for the plastic ride-on toys.

The single problem with this chassis encountered is the low clearance of the motor, anything sticking up above the railhead between the rails more than 1/2" poses a hazard to this chassis and any rider.

The original purpose of this chassis.  These plastic bodies can still occasionally be found on the used market and at thrift stores.


I was asked to convert this FunRise Tonka fire engine, a lengthened Tek Nek conversion chassis worked very well.  My daughter's getting a bit too big to be my test engineer for ride-on toys.