Clinchfield Helper Setup

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  1. mike71089zeon

    mike71089zeon Member

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    Was running a SB service today and just felt really underpowered. Then I realized I never setup the helpers on the rear. How do you go about setting them up with an F7 as the lead locomotive? The only reference I had to go on was sand patch but the f7 is a lot older.I couldn’t find any radio controls in the cab.
     
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    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    This is the Great Mystery of Clinchfield. Nobody has figured it out yet, and (infamously) there's no manual.
     
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    mike71089zeon Member

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    Ah alright thank you for the info. Odd they didn’t have the manual ready to go with the release of the route.
     
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    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    Sadly, not odd at all....
     
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    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone point me to a CRR service with helper engines and an SD40 lead? I'd like to experiment
     
  6. graeme.norton1

    graeme.norton1 New Member

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    My work around is to use the external camera.
    Go to the helper loco's and open the window then set up the control stand and then operate the throttle.
    seems to work.
     
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    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    Every time you make a throttle or dynamic brake change in the lead???
     
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    graeme.norton1 New Member

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    Yes.
    It is like operating the helpers as a separately manned set.
     
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